• 2020 Virtual Meeting
    Nov 13 & 14, 2020, Mar 12 & 13, 2021

    Perspectives, Concerns and Options for Managing Pain

    For our poster session, we welcome abstract submissions including, but not limited to patient evaluation, risk stratification, treatment outcomes & psychosocial factors.

    Abstract Guidelines

    Celebrating our 34th year, we have an outstanding lineup of internationally known faculty who will be presenting on a variety of topics pertinent to your practice.

    Register Online

    There are opportunities to support our meeting including exhibiting, sending materials in advance and supporting our virtual platform. Space is limited so register early.

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We educate you.

Our members enjoy quality pain management education through our annual regional and district meetings.

We advocate for you.

SPS works through our districts and at a regional level to advocate for pain management policy to enhance your patient care.

We inform you.

Our members receive our quarterly newsletter plus additional posts through our blog to stay informed on the practice of management.

Stay informed with our latest pain management articles!

President’s Column July, 2020–Virtual Annual Meeting

Last year we began planning our 2020 Southern Pain Society meeting,  “Perspectives, Concerns and Options for Managing Pain.”  Little did anyone realize that national events of 2020 would necessitate many concerns and needs. We have worked to change our perspective as we explored options for safely coordinating an exciting conference to share timely and innovative pain management information. 

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Cluster Headaches and Treatment Update

Cluster headache is among the most severe pains known to mankind. It is characterized by excruciating, debilitating pain lasting from 15 to 180 minutes, or occasionally longer. Pain is usually located around or through one eye or on the temple. The series of headaches usually lasts several weeks to several months, once or twice per year. Clusters may occur every other year or less frequently.

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President’s Column: Living with Chronic Pain During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the last five years, the focus upon, and priority for effective management of pain have dramatically shifted.  After more than a decade of efforts to improve the awareness of pain and the need to manage it, health care administrators and providers were keenly aware that pain management was an important health care need. 

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