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The PainExam podcast

A podcast featuring's creator David Rosenblum, MD, discussing Pain Management Board Preparation, keywords, and current topics relevant to any physician who practices pain management. David Rosenblum, MD has been preparing physicians for the pain boards since 2008, and is currently the director of Pain Management at Maimonides Medical Center, AABP Pain Management , and CEO of

Nov 13, 2023

Hydroxyapatite Deposition Disease
Dr. Rosenblum discusses shoulder pain, and the pathophysiology of Hydroxyapatite Deposition Disease.
He discusses personal experience with infraspinatous tendon tear, and treatments such as NSAIDs, Lidocaine patch and steroid injections of the infraspinatous tendon.  Dr. Rosenblum discusses his experience with a failed suprascapular nerve block as well as evidence to support PRP injections and ethical safe care.
Dr. Rosenbum also is the NRAP Academy Course director for Ultrasound, Regenerative Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia CME Workshops and developed online PainExam, AnesthesiaExam and PMRExam Board Reviews
Pain Management Board Review
 Upcoming Workshops and EventsUltrasound Guided Interventional Pain and Regenerative Medicine Course Feb 10, 2024
Saturday, December 16, 2023 7:30 AM
Saturday, January 6, 2024 7:30 AM


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    Seijas R, Ares O, Alvarez P, Cusco X, Garcia-Balletbo M, Cugat R. Platelet-Rich Plasma for Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder: A Case Report. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. 2012;20(1):126-130. doi:10.1177/230949901202000128
    Hegazi T. Hydroxyapatite Deposition Disease: A Comprehensive Review of Pathogenesis, Radiological Findings, and Treatment Strategies. Diagnostics (Basel). 2023 Aug 15;13(16):2678. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics13162678. PMID: 37627938; PMCID: PMC10453434.