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Interdisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

A new paper in the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine reviews the high association of chronic pain in patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and hypermobility spectrum disorders. The paper also discusses the benefit of such patients joining formal interdisciplinary chronic pain programs to help manage chronic pain from a functional rehab approach. Read more here:  

Attrition From Pediatric Outpatient Chronic Pain Programs

Engaging patients in outpatient pediatric chronic pain programs can be a challenge. A new paper from a group in New Zealand discusses this issue in a new paper. The implications for research and clinical practice are discussed, including improved reporting, patient screening and targeted supports to promote intervention completion. Read more here:  

Ultrasound Guided Occipital Nerve Blocks for Posterior Craniotomies

A new study by the Department of Anesthesia at Lurie Children’s hospital has published an interesting case series on the use of ultrasound guided occipital nerve blocks for posterior craniotomies. Follow the link to read the study:    

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