Research and Publications

At the Back and Pain Center, our providers are committed to finding advancements in patient care through research. Our faculty consistently contributes to articles featured in publications that are at the forefront of innovation in medicine. 

Below are some of the most recent articles published by our faculty pertaining to procedural-based research: 

  • Do patients accurately recall pain levels following sacroiliac joint steroid injection? A cohort study of recall bias in patient-reported outcomes
    Gong DC, Muralidharan A, Butt BB, Wasserman R, Piche JD, Patel RD, Aleem I.
    Pain Physician. 2024 Mar.
  • Pressure sensitivity and phenotypic changes in patients with suspected opioid-induced hyperalgesia being withdrawn from full mu agonists.
    Wasserman R, Hassett AL, Harte SE, Goesling J, Malinoff HL, Berland DW, Zollars J, Moser SE, Brummett CM.
    JNSCI. 2017 Feb.
  • The Effectiveness and Risks of Fluoroscopically Guided Lumbar Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections: A Systematic Review with Comprehensive Analysis of the Published Data.
    Sharma AK, Vorobeychik Y, Wasserman R, Jameson J, Moradian M, Duszynski B, Kennedy DJ; Standards Division of the Spine Intervention Society.
    Pain Med. 2016 Jun 20.
  • Affect and Low Back Pain: More to Consider Than the Influence of Negative Affect Alone.
    Hassett AL, Goesling J, Mathur SN, Moser SE, Brummett CM, Sibille KT.
    Clin J Pain. 2016 Feb 17.
  • The Development and Validation of a Quality Assessment and Rating of Technique for Injections of the Spine (AQUARIUS).
    Bicket MC, Hurley RW, Moon JY, Brummett CM, Hanling S, Huntoon MA, van Zundert J, Cohen SP.
    Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2016 Jan-Feb.