Lectures and Presentations by Invitation

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International

Does sustained hip flexion and pelvic rock predict the etiology of low back pain? An interim analysis of a cross sectional analytic study. Spine Across the Sea, North American Spine Society and Japanese Society of Spine Research joint meeting, Maui, HI, July 28, 2009.

Does the pattern of low back pain predict the etiology of low back pain? An interim analysis of a cross sectional analytic study. Spine Across the Sea, North American Spine Society and Japanese Society of Spine Research joint meeting, Maui, HI, July 28, 2009.

Does sustained hip flexion, pelvic rock, or location of low back pain predict the etiology of low back pain? Multivariate analysis of predictor variables of low back pain; What is the etiology of low back pain and does age affect the prevalence of each etiology? An interim analysis of 170 consecutive cases. International Spine Intervention Society, 17th Annual Scientific Meeting, Toronto, CA, July 23, 2009.

Post procedure complications. International Spine Intervention Society, 17th Annual Scientific Meeting, Toronto, CA, July 23, 2009.

Six month interim analysis of efficacy and safety data regarding intra-articular Hylan G-F20 (Synvisc) injections for painful lumbar facet join arthropathy. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Annual Meeting, Miami, Fl, May, 2009.

Do results of provocation lumbar discography and functional anesthetic discography support the face validity of each diagnostic procedure? International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Annual Meeting, Miami, Fl, May 6, 2009.

Outpatient management of painful spinal disorders. North American Spine Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Physicians Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Track, Toronto, Canada, October 2008.

Three month interim analysis of efficacy and safety data regarding intra-articular Hylan G-F20 injection for painful lumbar facet joint arthropathy. International Spine Intervention Society 16th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, July 2008.

Efficacy and safety of percutaneous vertebral augmentation employing optimesh implant of bone allograft filler for painful spinal insufficiency fractures. International Spine Intervention Society 16th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, July 2008.

Is the anular tear stimulated during lumbar provocative discography the source of lumbar pain during functional activities? International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Spineweek, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2008.

Safety and efficacy of percutaneous sacroplasty for sacral insufficiency fractures. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Spineweek, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2008.

Efficacy and safety of percutaneous vertebroplasty for vertebral insufficiency fractures in nonagenarians. International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Spineweek, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2008.

Pre-emptive analgesia in spinal surgery. 20th Annual Disorders of the Spine, Whistler, BC, Jan. 2008.

Lumbar facet joint pain: case presentation. 20th Annual Disorders of the Spine, Whistler, BC, Jan. 2008.

Sacroiliac joint complex mediated pain: case presentation. 20th Annual Disorders of the Spine, Whistler, BC, Jan. 2008.

Role of Functional Anesthetic Discography and its technique in the diagnosis of painful lumbar internal disc disruption. International Meeting of Advanced Spine Technologies, Bahamas, July 2007.

Efficacy and safety of sacroplasty for sacral insufficiency fractures: a prospective, multi-center study of 50 patients. International Meeting of Advanced Spine Technologies, Bahamas, July 2007.

Lateral L4-5 disc herniation: case presentation. 19th Annual Disorders of the Spine, Whistler, BC, Jan. 2007.

Low back pain and radiculopathy due to facet joint cyst: case presentation. 19th Annual Disorders of the Spine, Whistler, BC, Jan. 2007.

Diagnostic and therapeutic intradiscal procedures. 19th Annual Disorders of the Spine, Whistler, BC, Jan. 2007.

Efficacy and safety of sacroplasty for sacral insufficiency fractures: a prospective, multi-center study. Spine Across the Sea, North American Spine Society, Japanese Spine Research Society, Maui, HI, July, 2006.

Effect of transforaminal epidural steroid injection on H-reflex latency in patients with S-1 radiculopathy. International Intradiscal Society 19th Annual Meeting. Tempe, AZ, April 7, 2006.

Efficacy of transforaminal epidural steroid injections combined with gabapentin to treat post-herpetic neuralgia. International Intradiscal Society 19th Annual Meeting. Tempe, AZ, April 7, 2006.

Evidence-based Review of Diagnostic Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Blocks. International Intradiscal Therapy Society annual meeting, San Diego, CA, May 26, 2005.

“Evaluation of Low Back Pain (HO).” Third World Congress of International Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, San Paulo, Brazil, April 13, 2005.

“Outcomes and Complications of Cervical Percutaneous Disc Decompression using Coblation Technique:  A Pilot Study” North American Spine Society 19th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, October 30, 2004.

“Cervical Percutaneous Disc Decompression Using Coblaton Technology Combined With a SNRI to Treat Cervical Radicular Pain: A Pilot Study.” International Spinal Injection Society 12th Annual Scientific Meeting. September 10, 2004.

“Early term side effects and complications following lumbar percutaneous disc decompression using coblation technology.” Spine Week: Combined Congress of the Different Spine Societies. First Annual Meeting, Porto, Portugal, May 30, 2004.

“Side Effects and Outcomes of Cervical Percutaneous Disc Decompression using Coblation Technique:  A Pilot Study” International Intradiscal Therapy Society 17th Annual Meeting, Munich, Germany, May 22, 2004.

Clinical Case Presentation- Discogenic Radiculopathy. American College of Sports Medicine 50th Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 30 May 2003.

Clinical Case Presentation- Acute Patellar Tendon Rupture. American College of Sports Medicine 49th Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO. 29 May 2002.

Clinical Case Presentation- Acute Spondylolysis. American College of Sports Medicine 48th Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. 31 May 2001.

Clinical Case Presentation- Transient Tetraplegia. American College of Sports Medicine 47th Annual Meeting. Indianapolis, IN. 31 May 2000.

National

Pathophysiology and biomechanics of osteoporotic insufficiency fractures. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 69th Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA, November, 2008.

Percutaneous cervical discectomy in the treatment of discogenic cervical radiculopathy. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 69th Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA, November, 2008.

Cervical spine physical examination workshop. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 69th Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA, November, 2008.

Horses and zebras- Tales from the PM&R clinic. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 69th Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA, November, 2008.

Prevention of complications related to spinal transforaminal epidural injections. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 69th Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA, November, 2008.

Spine clinical pearls and research papers. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 69th Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA, November, 2008.

A knowledge-based review of the diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms for chronic low back pain. Grand Rounds, Temple University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA, March 2008.

Efficacy and safety of sacroplasty for sacral insufficiency fractures: a prospective, multi-center study with 2-year follow-up. North American Spine Society, Austin, TX, October, 2007.

Pharmacologic strategies for the osteoporotic spine and pelvis. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 68th Annual Assembly. Boston, MA, September, 2007.

Safety and Efficacy of Percutaneous Vertebroplasty for Vertebral Insufficiency Fractures in Nonagerians. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 68th Annual Assembly. Boston, MA, September, 2007.

“Evaluation of Cervical Spine (HO).” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 68th Annual Assembly. Boston, MA. September, 2007.

Non-spondylolytic etiologies of lumbar pain in the young athlete. American Academy of Pain Management Annual Clinical Meeting, Orlando FL, September, 2006.

Efficacy and safety of sacroplasty for sacral insufficiency fractures: a prospective, multi-center study. North American Spine Society, Seattle WA, September, 2006.

“Evaluation of Cervical Spine (HO).” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 67th Annual Assembly. Honolulu, HI. November, 2006.

Efficacy and safety of sacroplasty for sacral insufficiency fractures: a prospective, multi-center study. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 67th Annual Assembly. Honolulu, HI, November, 2006.

Evidence-based review of minimally-invasive, percutaneous procedures to treat radiculopathy. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 67th Annual Assembly. Honolulu, HI, November 12, 2006.

“Evaluation of Cervical Spine (HO).” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 66th Annual Assembly. Philadelphia, PA. October 27, 2005.

“Improvement in H-Reflex latency in individuals with S1 radiculopathy following S1 transforaminal epidural steroid injections.” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 66th Annual Assembly. Philadelphia, PA, October, 2005.

“Diagnostic value of cervical discography in management of cervical discogenic pain secondary to whiplash injuries and its predictive value for cervical fusion.” Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting. Tuscon, AZ, Feburary 2005.

“Interspinous Bursitis: An Unusual Etiology of Low Back Pain.” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 65th Annual Assembly. Phoenix, AZ, October, 2004.

“Management of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures: Vertebroplasty- Outcomes and Complications.” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 65th Annual Assembly. Phoenix, AZ. October 9, 2004.

“Evaluation of Low Back Pain (HO).” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 65th Annual Assembly. Phoenix, AZ. October 10, 2004.
“Side Effects and Outcomes of Cervical Percutaneous Disc Decompression using Coblation Technique:  A Pilot Study” Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Day, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA June 16, 2004.

“Side Effects and Outcomes of Cervical Percutaneous Disc Decompression using Coblation Technique:  A Pilot Study” Else Adler Physiatry Research Day. Hospital for Special Surgery, Physiatry Department, New York, NY June 4, 2004.

“Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures with Vertebroplasty.” Grand Rounds, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation, Charlotte, NC. December 5, 2003.

“A Novel Technique for Recording from the Serratus Anterior.” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 64th Annual Assembly. Chicago, IL. 9 October 2003.

“A Novel Technique for Recording from the Serratus Anterior.” Grand Rounds, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. 23 June 2003.

“The Importance of the Accessory Peroneal Nerve in Peroneal Neuropathy: A Case Report.” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 63rd Annual Assembly. Orlando, FL. 22 November 2002.

“Scapulothoracic Dyskinesis and the Role of the Scapula in Secondary Impingement Syndrome.” The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. 11 April 2002.

“An Unusual Case of an Intraspinal Cyst Presenting as an S1 Radiculopathy.” Association of Academic Physiatrists 38th Annual Educational Conference. Las Vegas, NV. 28 February 2002.

Local

What is the rate of occurrence of new fractures at levels adjacent to index fractures in osteoporotic nonagenarians after percutaneous vertebroplasty? Virginia Commonwealth University Research Day. Richmond, VA, June 4, 2009.

Safety and Efficacy of Viscosupplementation for the Treatment of Symptomatic Lumbar Facet Joint Arthropathy: A 12 month Prospective Cohort Pilot Study. Virginia Commonwealth University Research Day. Richmond, VA, June 4, 2009.

Multivariate analysis of predictor variables of low back pain: an interim analysis of 170 consecutive low back pain patients. Virginia Commonwealth University Research Day. Richmond, VA, June 4, 2009.

Which lumbosacral structures are more likely injured after motor vehicle accident, lifting, or a fall? An interim analysis of a cross sectional analytic study. Virginia Commonwealth University Research Day. Richmond, VA, June 4, 2009

Percutaneous treatments of lumbar spinal stenosis. 4th Annual VCU Spine Symposium. Richmond, VA, April 17, 2009.

An Interventional Spine Specialist’s Approach to Industrial Low Back Pain. Virginia Self-Insured Association regional meeting. Richmond, VA, June 19, 2008.

What we know about the etiology of chronic lumbar pain. Third Annual Central Virginia Spine Symposium, Richmond, VA, April 2008.

Precision spinal diagnostic procedures evaluating the lumbar intervertebral discs. Third Annual Central Virginia Spine Symposium, Richmond, VA, April 2008.

Advanced percutaneous treatment options for painful lumbar intervertebral discs Third Annual Central Virginia Spine Symposium, Richmond, VA, April 2008.

“Your aging spine and your quality of life.” Crossridge Retirement Community Lunch and Learn, Richmond VA, September 2007.

“An algorithmic approach to industrial low back pain.” Worker’s Compensation Benefits Coordinator’s Meeting, Richmond VA, June 2007.

“Evidence-Based Review of Percutaneous Disc Decompression to Treat Discogenic Lumbosacral Radiculopathy.” Grand Rounds, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA, December 2006.

“Evidence-Based Review of Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections to Treat Cervical and Lumbosacral Radicular Pain.” First Annual Central Virginia Spine Symposium, Richmond, VA, April 2006.

“Percutaneous Disc Decompression as Treatment of Discogenic Lumbosacral Radiculopathy.” Pain Grand Rounds, Veterans Administration Hospital, Richmond, VA. 26 January 2006.

“An Interventional Physiatrist’s Approach to Treating Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathies.” Spine and Neurological Update for the Primary Care Physician: A Spine Symposium. Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital, Richmond, VA. 4 February 2005.

“An Interventional Physiatrist’s Approach to Treating Compression Fractures.” Spine and Neurological Update for the Primary Care Physician: A Spine Symposium. Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital, Richmond, VA. 4 February 2005.

“An Interventional Physiatrist’s Approach to Diagnosing and Treating Lumbar Radiculopathy.” Grand Rounds, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Virginia Commonwealth University/ Medical College of Virginia. Richmond, VA. 7 January 2005.

“Radiographic Interpretation of the Lumbar Spine.” Resident Lecture, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Virginia Commonwealth University/ Medical College of Virgina. Richmond, VA. 12 November 2004.

“Getting the Injured Worker Safely Back to Work: An Interventional Physiatrist’s Approach.” Virginia Association of Rehabilitation Professionals Breakfast Education Series. Science Museum of Virginia. Richmond, VA. 9 November 2004.


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