Spine Pain Care

A Comprehensive Clinical Guide

  • Jianren Mao

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Epidemiology and Economic Impact

  3. Anatomy, Pathophysiology, and Etiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Daniel Gray Trujillo, Krishnan Chakravarthy, Gary Jay Brenner
      Pages 27-41
    3. Annie W. Hsu, Steven P. Cohen, Yian Chen
      Pages 43-54
    4. Myrella Paschali, Asimina Lazaridou, Robert R. Edwards
      Pages 55-65
  4. Clinical Evaluation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Gary I. Polykoff, Jaleesa Jackson
      Pages 69-90
    3. Jad S. Husseini, Connie Y. Chang, William E. Palmer
      Pages 91-114
    4. Andrew C. Young, Brian J. Wainger
      Pages 115-131
  5. Spine Pain Conditions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Julie Petro, Damoon Rejaei
      Pages 143-153
    3. Brent Earls, M. Alexander Kiefer
      Pages 155-167
    4. Sascha Qian, Vikram Sengupta, Jacquelyn K. Francis
      Pages 169-180
    5. Aneesh P. Goel, Eric J. Wang, Mark C. Bicket
      Pages 181-188
    6. Adam Nassery, Nathaniel M. Schuster
      Pages 189-197
    7. Shane J. Volney
      Pages 199-211
    8. Daniel K. Partain, Mihir M. Kamdar
      Pages 213-218
    9. Jaleesa Jackson, Benjamin MacDougall, Lucy Chen
      Pages 219-228
  6. Treatment of Spine Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Dermot P. Maher, Bunty J. Shah, Yakov Vorobeychik
      Pages 231-257
    3. Andrew B. Pham, Louis G. Jenis
      Pages 259-271
    4. Hamid M. Shah, David A. Edwards
      Pages 273-279
    5. Thomas Suchy, Jack Diep, Jianguo Cheng
      Pages 281-290
    6. Joel Castellanos, Krishnan Chakravarthy
      Pages 291-310
    7. Alexandra R. Adler, Mark C. Bicket, Shihab U. Ahmed
      Pages 311-320
    8. Saiyun Hou, Salahadin Abdi
      Pages 321-326
    9. Nicole S. Carter, Hong Kuan Kok, Julian Maingard, Hamed Asadi, Vinil Shah, Thabele Leslie-Mazwi et al.
      Pages 327-340
    10. David A. Edwards, Christopher M. Sobey, Jenna L. Walters, Hamid M. Shah
      Pages 341-359
    11. Yi Zhang, Baishan Wu, Ping Jin
      Pages 361-372
    12. Vwaire Orhurhu, Christopher Aiudi, Ivan Urits, Mark Jones, Michael P. Zaccagnino
      Pages 373-397
    13. Vwaire Orhurhu, Christopher Aiudi, Ivan Urits, Jatinder S. Gill
      Pages 399-406
    14. Eric J. Wang, Cameron Kluth, Dermot P. Maher
      Pages 407-417
    15. Linda Hung, Jingping Wang
      Pages 419-444
    16. Brent D. Cameron, Christien A. Kluwe, Albert Attia
      Pages 445-452
    17. Ronald J. Kulich, Ellen S. Patterson, María F. Hernández-Nuño de la Rosa, Matthew Roselli, Kelly M. Wawrzyniak
      Pages 461-472
    18. Peter I-Kung Wu, Lucy Chen
      Pages 473-489
  7. Challenges and Future Directions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 505-505
    2. Yong Luo, Shiqian Shen
      Pages 507-511
    3. Ping Jin, Lisa A. Tseng, Yi Zhang
      Pages 513-530
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 531-546

About this book


This multi-faceted book provides readers with comprehensive guidance to spine pain care. Unique in structure, the contents integrate various specialties involved in spine pain care, thereby bringing in new prospective and expanding readership. 

This six part reference begins with a review on the epidemiology and economic impacts that present clinical and financial challenges for spine pain care. Part two then brings the reader into a review of the anatomy, pathophysiology, and etiology of spine pain. Subsequent parts then dive into clinical evaluation tactics, unique disease conditions and treatment options. Finally, the book closes with two chapters discussing the challenges of spine pain medicine and the potential future directions of the field.  

Written by experts in their respective fields, Spine Pain Care - A Comprehensive Clinical Guide is a first-of-its-kind, barrier breaking work designed for all professionals involved in spine pain care, including physicians and nurses, as well as medical students, residents and fellows as a supplementary educational material. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jianren Mao
    • 1
  1. 1.Richard J. Kitz Professor of Anesthesia Research Harvard Medical School, Harvard UniversityDepartment of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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