Methodology and Rationale for the use of LDN in Chronic Diffuse Pain
December 6th - Recording of the Live Zoom Presentation and Q&As
About the Speaker
Dr. Marcus is the Director of Clinical Muscle Pain Research at Weill-Cornell Medicine in the Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurological Surgery. He is a member of the Ehlers Danlos Syndrome International Consortium and serves on the Pain Committee. He has focused on the study of pain throughout his career, with a special interest in muscle pain. He is a past president of the American Academy of Pain Medicine and is currently on the BOD of the American Board of Pain Medicine.
He is President of the Foundation for Research and Advocacy for Muscle Pain Education (FRAME)
He started and co-directed the first pain center in New York City at Montefiore Hospital from 1978-1984, then established and directed the Lenox Hill Hospital Inpatient Pain Center from 1984-1998. From 1995-1998, he directed the Princess Margaret Pain Treatment and Functional Restoration Center in Windsor, UK.
He has authored numerous papers, textbook chapters, and lay books on the etiology and treatment of muscle pain and on the evaluation of pain treatment outcomes. He received a $500,000 grant from Medtronic to study outcomes at pain centers for the American Academy of Pain Medicine in 1990. He has 3 patents on his approach to evaluating and treating muscle pain and is currently working on producing an instrument that will allow most clinicians to identify and treat specific muscles that are the source of common back, neck, and shoulder pains.