About SIPM Pakistan

Society for Interventional Pain Medicine Pakistan (SIPM) is the largest registered representative organization of Pain and Rehab Physicians with over 2000 members from all over Pakistan and other parts of the world. SIPM is dedicated to improve the Specialty of Pain Medicine in Pakistan since 2014. SIPM regularly conducts master classes, symposia, conferences and hands-on training workshops for Doctors and Physiotherapists involved in the practice of Pain Medicine & Rehab.

SIPM’s WPRC 2021 will be Pakistan’s biggest event in the Specialty of Pain Medicine & Rehab. More than 40 internationally renowned Speakers from USA, UK, Europe, Turkey, UAE, South Africa, Greece, Indonesia, Romania and 600 Doctors including Orthopedic Surgeons, Neuro Surgeons, Neurologists, Anesthetists, Radiologists and General Surgeons from all over Pakistan will be attending the event. WPRC 2020 was the biggest event in the field of pain medicine in south east Asia in which over 500 delegates participated from around the world.

WPRC 2021

WPRC 2021 will bring together world-class personalities working in the fields of Pain Medicine and Regenerative Medicine from all over the world to discuss the evolving role of these modalities in combating chronic pain and materials-related strategies for disease remediation and tissue repair. WPRC 2021 will succeed in combining the different disciplines of pain medicine & regenerative medicine. Consequently, a large number of participants from various disciplines including Orthopedics, Anesthesiology, PMR, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, General Surgery and Family Medicine will attend the conference. WPRC is Pakistan‘s largest and most interdisciplinary conferences in the fields of Pain Medicine & Regenerative Medicine.

Endorsed by World Institute of Pain (WIP)
Meet Our Speakers

WPRC 2021 International & National Faculty

Tunc Koc
Andrea Trescot
Hayati Aygun
Serdar Erdine
Ovidiu Palea
Gabor Tacz
Shahzad Anwar
Syed Mehmood Ali
Ehsan ul Haq Rafiq
Waqas Ashraf
Jamil Sabit
Col. Zahid Rustom
M.Waseem Hassan
Olgay Satana
Agnes Stogicza
Rubina Ahmed
Agha Sajjad
Sajjad Ali Akhbar
Ali Sarfraz Saddiqi
Helen Gharaei
Farhad Barmani

World Pain & Regen Con (WPRC) 2020

  • 31st Jan
    Day 1
  • 1st Feb
    Day 2
  • 2nd Feb
    Day 3
Conference Only
31st Jan 2020 For Consultants For Doctors For Allied Health Professionals
Early Bird Till 15th Jan 2020 10,000 5,000 4,000
Regular Till 30th Jan 2020 11,000 6,000 5,000
On Spot 12,000 7,500 6,000

Session 1 : Interventional Pain Management ( A New Step For Future )

Session Chairs :

  • Dr. Andrea Trescot
  • Dr. M. Salim
  • Dr. Ovidiu Palea
9:00 - 09:15 Dr. Shahzad Anwar & Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal
Welcome & Introduction
9:15 - 09:45 Dr. Andrea Trescot
Unrecognized Peripheral Nerve Pathologies
9:45 - 10:05 Dr. Syed Mehmood Ali
Multi-model Approach for Pain Management
10:05 - 10:25 Dr. Zahid Rustam
Pain Practice in Private & Public Sectors Challenges and Suggestions
Dr. Agnes Stogicza
10:25 - 10:50 Dr. Agnes Stogicza (Recorded talk)
Regenerative Medicine Current Evidence & the Way Forward
10:50 - 11:20
Coffee & Tea Break

Session 2 : Unrecognized Peripheral Nerve Pathologies

Session Chairs:

  • Prof. Serdar Erdine
  • Dr. Rubina Ahmed
  • Dr. Shahzad Anwar
11:20 - 11:50 Dr. Helen Gharaei
Ultrasound Guided Lumbar Spine Block
11:50 - 12:10 Dr. Jameel Sabit
Management of CRPS
12:10 - 12:40 Dr. Serdar Erdine* (Recorded Talk)
Interventional Pain Management A new step for future
Dr. Rubina Ahmed
12:40 - 13:00 Dr. Rubina Ahmed
Radiation Safety
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch Break

Session 3 : Regenerative Medicine Current Evidence & the Way Forward

Session Chairs :

  • Dr. Helen Gharaei
  • Dr. Ovidiu Palea
  • Dr. Syed Mehmood Ali
Dr. Rubina Ahmed
14:00 - 14:30 Dr. Rubina Ahmed
Cervicogenic Headaches
14:30 - 14:50 Dr. Gabor Racz (Recorded Talk)
Epiduroplasty (RACZ Procedure)
14:50 - 15:20 Dr. Tunc Koc
Plasma Coblation Nucleoplasty For Cervical Radicular Pain
15:20 - 15:40 Dr. Shahzad Anwar
Trigeminal Neuralgia
15:40 - 16:00
Coffee & Tea Break

Session 4 : Evidence Based Interventional Pain Management

Session Chairs :

  • Dr. Tunc Koc
  • Dr. Jameel Sabit
  • Dr. Zahid Rustam
Dr. Ovidiu Palea
16:00 - 16:30 Dr. Ovidiu Palea
Advanced Interventional Modalities for Cancer Pain Management
16:30 - 16:50 Dr. Ali Sarfraz Saddiqi
Management of Chronic Post-Surgical Pain
Prof. Mian M. Azhar
16:50 - 17:10 Prof. Mian M. Azhar
Vertebral Augmentation
Dr. Andrea Trescot
17:10 - 17:30 Dr. Andrea Trescot
Opioid Pharmacology, Interactions, and Side Effects: Practical Applications
Dr. Farhad Bamani
17:30 - 17:50 Dr. Farhad Bamani
Endoscopic Lumbar Disc Decompression
Brig. M. Salim
17:30 - 17:50 Brig. M. Salim*
Clinical Pearls & Vote of Thanks


Full Day Workshop on Fluoroscope Guided Cadaver & Managing Workshop

1st February 2020
Early Bird Till 15th Jan 2020 12,000
Regular Till 30th Jan 2020 15,000
On Spot 20,000


US Guided Live and Cadaver Hands-on Workshop (Half Day) 2nd February 2020

2nd February 2020
Early Bird Till 15th Jan 2020 6,000
Regular Till 30th Jan 2020 7,500
On Spot 9,000


Live Hands-on Workshop on Regenerative Medicine (Prolotherapy & PRP) Half Day

2nd February 2020
Early Bird Till 15th Jan 2020 5,000
Regular Till 30th Jan 2020 6,000
On Spot 7,500

WPRC 2021 Registration Will Be Open Soon !

Become a Sponsor

Dear Exhibitor

We are happy to invite you as a sponsor for our upcoming 1st International Conference of the Society for Interventional Pain Medicine, Pakistan (SIPM), (World Pain & Regenerative Con) WPRC 2020.The conference will be heheld from 31st January to 1st & 2nd February, 2020 at Pearl Continental Hotel (PC), Lahore.

This 1st conference for Interventional Pain Management & Regenerative Medicine is the only conference that will brings us together to share and promote products and services, through face to face engagement with decision-makers and their target audience of potential customers in the healthcare industry. It is great opportunity in developing healthy and positive associations with the health care industry nationally as well as internationally. There is a broad range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available, offering you the chance to widen your reach, display your brand and enhance your visibility among the many delegates who will attend the conference.

I look forward hearing from you any question regarding conference sponsorship. A detailed sponsorship form is attached. Kindly complete and returns the form to the earliest to our conference secretariat.

Thank you for considering the conference sponsorship letter and we look forward for your valuable partnership for making WPRC 2020 a grand success.


Award Guidlines

A poster is a method of presenting your research to an audience in a visual format. WPRC 2020 offers the unique opportunity to showcase your research in the poster format.

Poster presentation Benefits:

  • • Unique opportunity to combine visual and oral explanations of your projects in the form of poster presentation
  • • Best poster Award: 1 best poster will be awarded at the closing ceremony of the conference
  • • The entire accepted poster abstract will be published in SIPM Journal
  • • Best posters will be given an opportunity to publish the full work at discounted processing charges in the SIPM/ APICARE journals

The selection of the winner will be based on:

  • • Posters will be evaluated based on the following three parameters; those are
  • • Presentation Style (5), Research Quality (5) and Layout/Design (5).
  • • Presentation clarity of poster and oral explanation.
  • • Presentation clarity of poster and oral explanation.

Poster guidelines:

  • • The size of the poster should be: 40" x 59" or 1X1.5 Sq.Mts.
  • • Space your information proportionally: divide your poster either horizontally or vertically into three or four sections, and place your materials within those spaces.
  • • Use large text (your text should be at least 18-24 pt; headings 30-60 pt; title >72pt.
  • • Choose colors carefully and pay attention to contrast.
  • • Cropping, Margins and Spacing: All edges and margins should be straight and even.
  • • Don't overcrowd space and be attentive to balance from top to bottom and from the side margins. Organize your elements into columns.
  • • White space: (the area not covered with text or graphics): Not too much (or the viewer's eye will wander). Not too little (or you'll confuse and overwhelm your viewer)
  • • White space: (the area not covered with text or graphics): Not too much (or the viewer's eye will wander). Not too little (or you'll confuse and overwhelm your viewer)
  • • Posters should have the following information.
    • o Title (with authors and affiliations)
    • o Introduction / Objectives / Aims
    • o Methods
    • o Results
    • o Conclusion
    • o References
    • o Acknowledgements
    • o Contact information
  • • Posters should stimulate discussion, do not give a long presentation.
  • • keep text to a minimum, emphasize graphics, and make sure every item in your poster is necessary.
  • • Good quality of the ink is to be used to print the poster.
  • • No computers or extra aids may be used during a poster presentation.
  • • Poster should be placed at the allotted places 2 hours prior to the poster session and can be removed at the end of the day.
  • • Keep your poster presentation to ~10 minutes per visitor/judge (5 min discussion & 5 min query session).
  • • Each poster can be presented by maximum 2 presenters during the poster evaluation.
  • • Try not to stand directly in front of your poster, allow other scientists to view the entire poster. Stand to the side.
  • • Carry your poster to the meeting, using tubular packaging or a portfolio case. Do not mail your poster to the conference headquarters or to the meeting site.
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