Published Medical Articles

Below is a partial listing of the published medical articles, chapters and books authored by our staff physicians. Click on the PDF icon to download an article. Click here to download Acrobat® Reader®.
Get PDF A Medical-Legal Review Regarding the Standard of Care for Epidural Injections, with Particular Reference to a Closed Case. Standiford Helm, MD, Scott E. Glaser, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Brian Henry, JD. Pain Physician. © 2009 Nov-Dec;12(6):984-5.


Cross Talk: A New Method for Peripheral Nerve Stimulation. An Observational Report with Cadaveric Verification. Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Jeffrey Berger, MD, Alan Vrable, MD, Obi Onyewu, MD, and Jie Zhu, MD. Pain Physician. © 2009 Nov-Dec;12(6):984-5.

Understanding Radiofrequency Ablation. Frank J.E. Falco, MD. Outpatient Surgery Magazine. © March 2009; Volume X, Number 3.

Cervical Medial Branch Blocks for Chronic Cervical Facet Joint Pain. Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Kimberly A. Cash, RT, and Bert Fellows, MA. Spine. © 2008; Volume 33, Number 17, pp 1813–1820.

Effectiveness of Thoracic Medial Branch Blocks in Managing Chronic Pain: A Preliminary Report of a Randomized, Double-Blind Controlled Trial; Clinical Trial NCT00355706. Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Kimberly A. Cash, RT, and Vidyasagar Pampati, MSc. Pain Physician. © 2008; 11:491-504; ISSN 1533-3159.

Lumbar Facet Joint Nerve Blocks in Managing Chronic Facet Joint Pain: One-Year Follow-up of a Randomized, Double-Blind Controlled Trial: Clinical Trial NCT00355914. Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Kimberly A. Cash, RT, and Vidyasagar Pampati, MSc. Pain Physician. © 2008; 11:121-132; ISSN 1533-3159.

Systematic Review of Diagnostic Utility and Therapeutic Effectiveness of Thoracic Facet Joint Interventions. Sairam Atluri, MD, Sukdeb Datta, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, and Marion Lee, MD. Pain Physician. © 2008; 11:611-629; ISSN 1533-3159.

Sensory, Motor, & Reflex Examination. Scott Nadler, DO, Luke Rigolosi, MD, Daniel H. Kim, MD and Jennifer Solomon Musculoskelectal Examiniation. © 2006; 2:15-32; ISBN 1-56053-591-1.

Paraplegia Following a Thoracolumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection. Scott E. Glaser, MD and Frank Falco, MD. Pain Physician. © 2005; 8:309-314; ISSN 1533-3159.

Cervical Disc Disease. Michael B Furman, MD, Jeremy Simon, MD, Kirk M Puttlitz, MD and Frank Falco, MD. eMedicine Medical Textbooks. © 2005 October 5.

Cervical Nerve Root Stimulation: Demonstration of an Extra-Foraminal Technique Frank Falco, MD, Daniel Kim, MD and C. Obi Onyewu, MD. Pain Physician. © 2004; 7:99-102; ISSN 1533-3159.

Visualization of Spinal Injection Procedures Using Gadolinium Contrast. Frank J.E. Falco, MD and Mariam Rubbani, MD. Spine. © 2003 Dec 1;28(23):E496-8; PMID: 14652485.

Anterograde Sacral Nerve Root Stimulation (ASNRS) via the Sacral Hiatus: Benefits, Limitations, and Percutaneous Implantation Technique. Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Mariam Rubbani, MD and Jennifer Heinbaugh, PA-C. Neuromodulation. © 2003; 6(4):219-224.

Radiofrequency Stimulation of Intervertebral Discs. Steven Rosen, MD and Frank Falco, MD. Pain Physician. © 2003; 6:435-438; ISSN 1533-3159.

Clinical Orientation to Spinal Anatomy. Robert E. Windsor, MD and Frank J.E. Falco, MD. © 2003; 144 pp; ISBN 0-615-12259-0.

Lumbar Discography Using Gadolinium in Patients with Iodine Contrast Allergy Followed by Postdiscography Computed Tomography Scan. Frank J.E. Falco, MD and James G. Moran. Spine. © 2003 Jan 1;28(1):E1-4; PMID: 12544965.

Lumbar Spine Disorders. Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Robert E. Windsor MD and Lori B. Wasser- burger. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: The Complete Approach. © 2000; 71:1926-1933.

Three Pathways between the Sacroiliac Joint and Neural Structures. J. Fortin, MD, W. Washington, MD and F. Falco, MD. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. © 1999 Sept; 20:1429-1434 .

Rehabilitation of Whiplash Injuries. Frank J.E. Falco, MD and Gerard A. Malanga, MD. Spine: State of the Art Reviews. © 1997 May; 12(2):453-467.

Lumbar Spine Injection Procedures in the Management of Low Back Pain. Frank J.E. Falco, MD. Occupational Medicine. © 1998 Jan-Mar; 13(1):121-49.

Electrodiagnostic Testing. Frank J.E. Falco, MD and Gary Goldberg, MD. Soft Tissue Injuries: Diagnosis and Treatment. © 1998; 16:294-319.

Common Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Frank J.E. Falco, MD and Francis P. Lagattuta, MD. Soft Tissue Injuries: Diagnosis and Treatment. © 1998; 13:243-264.

Cervical Soft Tissue Injuries. Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Francis P. Lagattuta, MD, Jonathan P. Lester, MD & Stanley A. Herring. Soft Tissue Injuries: Diagnosis & Treatment. © 1998; 2:13-34.

Boxing Injuries. Frank J.E. Falco, MD. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: State of the Art Reviews. © 1997 October; 11(3):716-729.

The Fortin Finger Test: An Indicator of Sacroiliac Pain. Joseph D. Fortin, MD and Frank J.E. Falco, MD. American Journal of Orthopedics. © 1997 Jul; 26(7):477-80.

Industrial Rehabilitation. Frank J.E. Falco, MD and Francis P. Lagattuta, MD. PM&R Secrets. © 1996; 81:440-440.

Standardized Nerve Conduction Studies in the Lower Limb of the Healthy Elderly. Frank J.E. Falco, MD, William J. Hennessey, MD, Gary Goldberg MD and Randall L. Braddom, MD. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. © 1994 Jun;73(3):168-741.

Gender and Arm Length: Influence on Nerve Conduction Parameters in the Upper Limb. Frank J.E. Falco, MD, William J. Hennessey, MD, Gary Goldberg MD, and Randall L. Braddom, MD. The Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. © 1994 Mar;75(3):265-9.

Median and Ulnar Nerve Conduction Studies: Normative Data for Young Adults. Frank J.E. Falco, MD, William J. Hennessey, MD and Randall L. Braddom, MD. The Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. © 1994 Mar;75(3):259-64.

H Reflex Latency in the Healthy Elderly. Frank J.E. Falco, MD, William J. Hennessey, MD and Randall L. Braddom, MD. Muscle & Nerve. © 1994 Feb;17(2):161-7.

Standardized Nerve Conduction Studies in the Upper Limb of the Healthy Elderly. Frank J.E. Falco, MD, William J. Hennessey, MD, Gary Goldberg MD and Randall L. Braddom, MD. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. © 1992 Oct;71(5):263-71.