Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Foot and Ankle Pain
Stephen Barrett, DPM, MBA, FACFAS, FAENS
US Neuropathy Centers
Stephanie Oexeman, DPM, AACFAS, DABPM
Oexeman Foot and Ankle, PLLC
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This activity is designed for orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, surgical podiatrists, non-surgical sports medicine physicians, primary care sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, and physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Understand selection criteria for patient optimization of peripheral nerve stimulation
- Understand anatomical nerve coverage for peripheral nerve stimulator placement
- Review the mechanism and neurophysiology of peripheral nerve stimulators
- Understand that peripheral nerve stimulator in the lower limb for foot and ankle pain can be an adjunctive surgical treatment for nerve pain, especially when soft tissue or nerve is not reconstructable
To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the educational activity, complete the X-question post-test with a minimum score of 70%, and complete the activity evaluation form. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to complete the evaluation and print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
Release Date: October 21, 2022
Expiration Date: October 21, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.00 hour
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The faculty has reported the following:
Dr. Barrett: Advisory Board—Bioventus
Dr. Oexeman: Educational Consultant—Integra, Orthofix
Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
Dr. Federman has disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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