This course will address the utilization of fluoroscopic guided bone marrow harvesting and spinal injection techniques using regenerative medicine techniques.
The learner will observe anatomical strategies for as well as clinical target placements for the best possible outcomes. Cadaveric demonstrations.
Hands-on training in Intervention Biologics for Pain Management. Practicing pain management and regenerative medicine expert, Riam Shammaa, M.D. demonstrates various interventional pain management techniques under fluoroscopic guidance for regenerative medicine. Procedures demonstrated include structures of the spine, degenerative disc disease (DDD), facets, disc, S-I ligaments, tendons and other joints.
Dr. Riam Shammaa is an expert in musculoskeletaland regenerative medicine and lectures at the University of Toronto on Musculoskeletal diseases. He is an expert in pain medicine andserves as the Medical Director of Regenerative and translational medicine at the Canadian Centresfor Regenerative Therapy.He is also thelead scientist at the National Institute for Stemcell Research.
Dr. Shammaa is a pioneer in autologous and allogeneic stem cell treatments. He conducted the first spinal discs repair using stem cells in Canada.He has lent his expertise tothe National Ballet of Canada, Toronto Marlies, Toronto FC, Mississauga Steelheads, Ryerson Rams, and Ontario Women’s Hockey Association. Hewas also appointed as lead physician at the 2015 Pan Am games and currently serves as the lead physician for Boxing Ontario.
Dr. Shammaa worked in research at McGill University and in the private sector before completing his residency in family medicine at McGill University. He went on to complete a fellowship in Sports medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a national expert on regenerative medicineand had given several lectures across Canada on stem cells, Translationalmedicineand regenerative medicine.