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Topical Currents

New Interventional Techniques for Chronic Pain

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05/20/15 - Tune in for Wednesday’s Topical Currents, when we broach the disorder of chronic pain. At least 100-million Americans suffer from it. 

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Dr. Ira Fox talking about chronic pain with Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman.

That’s more than those who suffer heart disease, cancer and diabetes, combined. We’ll learn about new interventional techniques, including localized nerve blocks and fluoroscopy video images.  Our Guests: Dr. Ira Fox, M.D., founder of Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants and Judy Foreman, author of “A Nation in Pain”That’s Topical Currents on chronic pain . . . Wednesday at 1pm.

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