A Message from WIP President, Prof. Dr. Giustino Varrassi

Since May 1, 2019, I have the
honor of keeping my tenure as
President of the World Institute
of Pain (WIP). I am conscious of
the tremendous responsibilities
this honor brings and overjoyed
that this position allows me to
continue my life's work of
furthering pain medicine and
the treatment of pain patients. 

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Staats on Pain:

The Role of Interventional Pain Specialists in Pain Management

An interview with Peter S. Staats, MD, an interventional pain medicine specialist and  chair of the World Institute of Pain Board of Examination.

It's About Bloody Time!

by Richard W. Rosenquist, MD
Interventional Spine and Pain Procedures in Patients on
Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Medications: Guidelines
From the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and
Pain Medicine, European Society of Regional Anaesthesia
and Pain Therapy, American Academy of Pain Medicine,
International Neuromodulation Society, NorthAmerican
Neuromodulation Society, and World Institute of Pain.....READ MORE

WIP Announces Executive Board for 2019-2021 Term

June 4, 2017 Former PGA Tour star Ken Green tees it up to help relieve pain - CBS 12 W.Palm Beach
June 6, 2017 Palm Beach Co. Senior Pro Am Coverage - WPTV News W. Palm Beach Florida (VIDEO)
November 24, 2016 Opiods have their place, under supervision - Dr. Ira Fox
September 9, 2016 Pain in their Hearts - Budapest Times
September 5, 2016 'Top Artists Gala' sponsored by Foundation for Cancer Pain (this article is in Dutch)
July 22, 2016 FDA Okays Oral Relistor for Opioid-Induced Constipation - Medscape
July 15, 2016 Back pain is main cause of withdrawal from work (this article is in Portugese)
July 7, 2016 WIP appoints Dr. Robert Rap?an to FIPP examiner (this article is in Slovak)
July 1, 2016 There Is a Role for Epidural Spinal Injections
June 3, 2016 Hospital proven technique discussed in NYC - News of Venice (this article is in Italian)
May 19, 2016 Boston Scientific presents spinal cord stimulator at 8th World Congress
May 16, 2016 Depomed announces Presentation of Cebranopadol data at WIP Congress
April 14, 2016 Scientific Presentations Will Discuss Innovative Procedures to Treat Pain
March 26, 2016 Diabetic Neuropathy; Treatment with spinal cord stimulator (this article is in Portugese)
January 29, 2016 From flight to fame (Gabor Racz) - Budapest Times
December 22, 2015 Zaky represents US at global pain management events - USA Today
April 2, 2015 Stimwave Appoints Dr. Gabor Racz as Chair of Medical Adivsory Board
July 5, 2014 Sum Pain Clinic in Odisha brings smiles - Odisha Sun Times
March 16, 2013 Dr. Charles Gauci: 'Accident victims deserve compensation for pain' - Times of Malta
November 12, 2012 Back Pain: What helps with the intervertebral disc disease (this article is in German)
May 1, 2012 150 Pain Management Physicians to Know - 20 WIP Members mentioned
April 11, 2012 Dr. Matthew Rupert Implants First Infinion 16 Percutaneous Lead
February 3, 2012 5 trends in pain management with Dr. Ira Fox
February 3, 2012 Ira Fox selected to chair host committee for WIP congress
February 2, 2012 Ira Fox named chair of host committee for world congress
February 2, 2012 Ira Fox selected to chair host committee for WIP World Congress
January 31, 2012 Medical congress meeting in Miami Beach to target pain relief
January 28, 2012 Working to end pain
December 25, 2011 Dr. Andrea Trescot's 'Pain Wise" provides advice from specialists - St. Augustine Record
August 24, 2009 Dr. Martin Marianowicz: "Renounce radiographic images for pain diagnosis" - (German)