This presentation will overview the current rTMS treatment guidelines for pain, review various challenges related to the treatment for pain and headache management, and discuss measures to overcome these highly relevant issues.
You’re invited to join the Clinical TMS Society for this installment of our Grand Round Webinar Series: rTMS for Pain: From Clinical Guidelines to Practical Challenges, featuring Albert Leung, MD!
Emerging evidence supports the use of rTMS for pain and headache management. However, pain and headache rTMS treatment protocols differ in many ways from those used for depression or other psychiatric conditions. In the upcoming Grand Round presentation, Dr. Leung, a pain specialist, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, will overview the current rTMS treatment guideline for pain and review various challenges related to the treatment for pain and headache management and discuss measures to overcome these highly relevant issues.
Don't miss out on our Q&A portion of the webinar!
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to identify:
- The current clinical rTMS treatment guidelines for headache and pain;
- Review practice-related issues using rTMS for pain and headache;
- Discuss measures and identify resources to address these highly relevant issues.
Cost: Members: $25 | Non-members $50 | Student Members FREE
Albert Y. Leung, MD
Dr. Leung is a Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine. In addition, he is the Director of the Center for Pain and Headache Research at the VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) and a Research Scientist for the Veteran Medical Research Foundation.
Dr. Leung receives funding from the DOD, VA Office of Research and Development, and NIH for his ongoing research focusing on the mechanisms and effectiveness of non-invasive brain and peripheral stimulation for nerve function restoration and headache/pain relief. He founded the first Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) clinical unit for pain and headache treatment in the VA healthcare system over a decade ago. He now directs the Center for TMS at the VASDHS.