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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

Feb 25, 2021

Ginger and Muscle Pain?

ginger and muscle pain

Dr. Rosenblum Discusses the Effects of Ginger on Muscle Pain and Updates on the Upcoming Ultrasound Training Workshops:

Ultrasound Training Event Schedule-

February 28, 2021-
Ultrasound Guided Pain Procedures in the Pain Office

March 14, 2021-
Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia for Anesthesiologists

April 18, 2021-
Live Ultrasound Training in NYC for Pain and Regional Anesthesia

Podcast Resources:

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Wilson PB. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) as an Analgesic and Ergogenic Aid in Sport: A Systemic Review. J Strength Cond Res. 2015 Oct;29(10):2980-95. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001098. PMID: 26200194.

Black CD, Herring MP, Hurley DJ, O'Connor PJ. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) reduces muscle pain caused by eccentric exercise. J Pain. 2010 Sep;11(9):894-903. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2009.12.013. Epub 2010 Apr 24. PMID: 20418184.

Terry R, Posadzki P, Watson LK, Ernst E. The use of ginger (Zingiber officinale) for the treatment of pain: a systematic review of clinical trials. Pain Med. 2011 Dec;12(12):1808-18. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2011.01261.x. Epub 2011 Nov 4. PMID: 22054010.

Henrotin Y, Clutterbuck AL, Allaway D, Lodwig EM, Harris P, Mathy-Hartert M, Shakibaei M, Mobasheri A. Biological actions of curcumin on articular chondrocytes. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010 Feb;18(2):141-9. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2009.10.002. Epub 2009 Oct 8. PMID: 19836480.

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