Pain Management

Epimed manufactures Racz® Catheters, epidural introducer needles, such as the RX-2™, Coudé® Blunt Nerve Block Needles, specialty needles, standard needles, and radiation safety.


Offering innovative products designed for performing accurate and effective RF procedures, our products include the R-F™ Cannula, grounding pads, and thermocouples.



The PainBlocker™ provides pain relief in interventional pain settings by cryoanalgesia. The Joule-Thomson effect used in the PainBlocker™ is able to achieve temperatures as low as -70°C.

Regional Anesthesia

Over 30 years ago, our foundation started in regional anesthesia with the invention of spring wound catheter technology and the development of the Wiley Spinal®.

Physician Services

We offer a variety of physician services such as reimbursement assistance, physician education, patient information, and technique guides.

Product Manufacturing

Epimed International product manufacturing is well known throughout the medical community for its commitment to quality and customer service, and we can apply these same principles to help you develop and adapt new and existing products to meet your needs.

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About Us

Epimed is a development, design, manufacturing, and distribution company creating innovative medical products for over 30 years.

Epimed’s focus is to provide effective specialty devices at a high quality in the areas of pain management and regional anesthesia.

In 1985, Epimed International was developed in Lubbock, TX by Gabor J. Racz. It was created in an effort to promote the Racz® Catheter System. This system is used to perform the procedure called Epidural Lysis of Adhesions, also know as the Racz® Procedure. Consolidation of manufacturing, sales and distribution for the Racz® Catheter system and other specialty products occurred in the early 1990’s.

With the manufacturing plant in Johnstown, NY and a facility in the Dallas, TX, we maintain an elite quality system designed to conform to the US FDA QSR contained with 21 CFR 820, certified to ISO 13485:2012 and CMDR SOR/98-282. We are a worldwide resource for OEM manufacturing, developing safe specialty products for small scale to several Fortune 500 companies within a number of medical specialties around the globe.

We support continuing education of physicians, develop and sponsor clinical studies. We also participate in local, national and international meetings and workshops.

Event Calendar

2018 World Congress on Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine @ New York Marriott Marquis
Apr 19 – Apr 21 all-day
2018 World Congress on Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine @ New York Marriott Marquis | New York | New York | United States

The World Congress on Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine happens just once every four years, bringing together experts from across the globe to discuss the hot topics, share best practices, and learn from one another. This jam-packed program includes 5 parallel session tracks, 24 problem-based learning discussions, 46 hands-on workshops including the New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) Half-Day Workshop, 3 ask-the-expert interactive sessions, a dedicated PA/NP/Nursing program, and 36 moderated ePoster sessions.

Content will cover a full range of regional anesthesia, acute pain, and chronic pain topics. Plus, all-new pre-conference content includes the Pain Fellow Neuromodulation Cadaver workshop, the ASRA Pain and MSK Interventional Ultrasound Certificate examination, the ESRA European Diploma in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management exam, and two half-day special session PoCUS workshops.

If you work in regional anesthesia, acute pain, and/or chronic pain, you must attend this meeting! Topics include:

  • Enhanced recovery after surgery
  • Opioid-induced hyperalgia and tolerance
  • Transition from acute to chronic pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Regenerative medicine symposium: Sports medicine/injury
  • How I do it: Tips for experts by experts on a range of topics
  • Outpatient/fast-track joint replacement
  • Perioperative surgical home
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Pharmacology updates
  • Pro/con debates
  • Obstetrics forum
  • Neuromodulation
  • Best practice for intravenous analgesics
  • Complications
  • Radiofrequency
  • Marijuana and cannabinoids
  • Cancer pain
  • Stress management
  • Challenging patients
  • And much, much more!

As soon as the final program is available, we’ll publish it here. Check back regularly for updates!

WIP World Congress 2018 @ Dublin, Ireland
May 9 – May 13 all-day
WIP World Congress 2018 @ Dublin, Ireland | Dublin | County Dublin | Ireland

The 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP 2018) is a major biennial gathering of pain management specialists. Aimed at physicians, researchers, students and nurses, WIP 2018 will combine participant-friendly educational activities with hands-on courses.

This combined theoretical and practical approach has already facilitated breakthroughs in pain management interventional techniques.

​Being held in Dublin, Ireland May 9-12, 2018, WIP 2018 will give you access to leading lecturers and a scientific program consisting of the latest evidence-based and best-practice-based pain medicine in all relevant disciplines.​

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