Welcome to the 46th Midwest Pain Society Annual Meeting 


Thank you for joining us!

We would like to thank our Partners, Sponsors, and Exhibitors for their support. 

Our conference lunch is sponsored by

Join us for lunch on Friday, September 23rd, for
"Qutenza in the Midwest: Addressing Care Challenges and Treatments for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy of the Feet"


Partners and Commercial Supporters 


Platinum Sponsor

Averitas Pharma

Guided by the patient voice, Averitas is a trusted and transparent partner, that strives to enable people with neuropathic pain to live and feel more like their true-selves. 

Medical Science Liaison Contact: 
Nick Bianchini, PharmD

Key Account Manager:
Boyd Waverley



Digital Content 

HCP DPN Website 

Partner Sponsor 

Abbott Neuromodulation  

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Representative Contact:

Jenna Perconti

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on LinkedIn, on Facebook and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Click here to learn more Abbott for Healthcare Professionals



Digital Content 



Neurosphere- Virtual Clinic

Neurosphere- myPath Sample Report

Press Release

FDA Approves Abbott's New Spinal Cord Stimulation Device


Event Sponsors 




As a global leader in medical technology, services, and solutions, Medtronic improves the lives and health of millions of people each year. We use our deep clinical, therapeutic, and economic expertise to address the complex challenges faced by healthcare systems today.

Let’s take healthcare Further, Together. 

Medtronic Representatives: 

Learn more at Medtronic.com 



Our mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and products that solve serious health issues and enhance people’s lives today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. 


Boston Scientific is a leading innovator of less invasive medical solutions that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

For more information, visit www.bostonscientific.com and connect with us on LinkedInTwitter and Facebook.

Boston Scientific Representative Contact:
Corrie Wilbeck
(815) 236-7616



Digital Content

Pain Medicine 

SPR Therapeutics 

The SPRINT® PNS System, by SPR® Therapeutics, marks an innovative shift in the treatment of pain. The breakthrough, 60-day treatment is uniquely designed to provide significant and sustained relief from chronic pain without a permanent implant, nerve damage or the risk of addiction. The system has been studied extensively for low back pain, shoulder pain, post-amputation pain, and chronic and acute post-operative pain, and is cleared for use up to 60 days. Recognized by leading pain management centers, the breakthrough neuromodulation treatment offers a patient-preferred alternative to more invasive options.

Representative Contact:
Mark Stultz
Mobile:  612.770.0390


Digital Content

SPRINT Product Brochure

SPRINT Intro Video


SPRINT Clinical Outcomes & References

To learn more about our Commercial Supports please take a moment during our breaks to stop by their booths or after the conference check out our commercial supporter's websites to see how their services can enhance your practice. We appreciate their support for our Annual Conference 





Nevro is a medical device company and creator of HF10®, an innovative, evidence-based treatment for chronic pain of the trunk and/or limbs.

Pain is complex. To support successful long-term outcomes, providers need the most programming solutions, excellent patient support, and the broadest clinical evidence. That’s why Nevro is committed to giving you more.

While traditional spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been around for over 30 years, Nevro created a disruption by offering a next-generation approach called HF10 therapy that provides patients with significant pain relief and no paresthesia.

Representative Contact:
Chad Schulz
Tim Hammer


Acacia Pharma, Inc.

Acacia Pharma is a commercial stage biopharmaceuticall group focused on developing and commercializing novel products to improve the care of patients undergoing serious medical treatments such as surgery, invasive procedures, or chemotherapy. The Group has identified important and commercially attractive unmet needs in nausea & vomiting and procedural sedation, and has two approved products and a late-stage development candidate in its portfolio designed to meet those needs.

Representative Contact:
Angela Mulcahy



Digital Content 

Acacia Pharma Product

Acacia Pharma Product #2


Vertos Medical 

Vertos Medical is an interventional pain company committed to developing innovative, minimally invasive treatments for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS).  mild, its proprietary technology, is an image-guided outpatient procedure that removes a major root cause of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) through an incision smaller than the size of baby aspirin and requires no implants, no general anesthesia, and no stitches.  The mild Procedure has been clinically demonstrated to have safety outcomes similar to injections with durability out to 5 years, and patients typically return to activities of daily living within 24 hours with no restrictions.  mild is nationally covered by Medicare and has been performed on over 40,000 patients.

Representative Contact:
Regional Sales Director
Trae Manny
+1 (630) 301-0488


Stimwave Technologies

Stimwave Technologies is a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures, markets and sells neuromodulation products. Its Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) and Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) products are a minimally-invasive, implanted technology that block pain signals to the brain, which provides a drug-free alternative to treating patients suffering from chronic pain. Stimwave’s Freedom Systems, the SCS and PNS products, provide a unique and innovative technology with an HF-EMC wireless energy transfer from an external transmitter and antenna to the implanted electrode array and receiver. Stimwave Technologies’ FDA-cleared product portfolio can treat nerves from the neck down that are causing pain. Stimwave’s principal place of business is in Pompano Beach, Florida and it operates worldwide through its operating subsidiaries. www.stimwavefreedom.com

Less Pain. More Living.

Representative Contact:

Jesse Kalkstein 

Learn more at  www.stimwavefreedom.com

Chicago Metropolitan Chapter of American Society for Pain Management Nursing (CMC-ASPMN)

OUR MISSION: To advance and promote optimal nursing care for people affected by pain through best nursing practices, clinical research, and legislative/community advocacy.

Representative Contact: 
CMC-ASPMN, President 
Phone: (630) 750-0990

Learn more at the American Society for Pain Management Nursing website




Conference Schedule

Conference slide deck
Friday Presentations 
Saturday Presentations 


Join us after the Conference for the Non-CME Lecture, Sponsored by   

*** Claim your CE/CME Credit *** 


Thank you for joining us this year and we hope to see you again next year. 


Special thank you to the members of the Scientific Planning Committee