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Developing Your Best Arthritis Plan

In the United States of America, arthritis is one of the most common health problems. More than 46 million Americans are affected by this inflammatory condition. In simple terms, arthritis is a condition that causes inflammation in your joints.…
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Pain and Weight Gain Are Closely Related

Pain and weight gain are closely related. Carrying excess weight causes a number of health-related issues. Additional pressure on your joints and difficulties with your heart are just a few of these problems. There are few benefits to increasing…
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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Grape Vinaigrette Recipe

A healthy dish with a history By Caroline Woolsey Ingredients: Salad: 1 lb. brussels sprouts, shaved using a mandoline or shredded with a sharp knife 1 bunch red grapes, rinsed 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 sup walnuts, chopped   Vinaigrette…
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Foods That Help Ease Pain

Pain - something that no one wants to experience even once, let alone daily; and yet chronic pain is not uncommon. The Chronic Pain Association estimates that 50 million Americans endure chronic pain on a daily basis. Whether you suffer from…

At Home Salmon & Asparagus Spring Rolls

Ingredients 24 thick or 36 thin asparagus spears 2 3- to 4-ounce packages smoked wild salmon 12 8-inch rice-paper wrappers (see Notes) 1 ripe avocado, cut into 24 slices 1 cup shredded carrot 1/2 cup chopped basil 1/2 cup fresh mint Dipping…
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You Can Help Eliminate Arthritis

Are you aware that today over 66 million people have arthritis or chronic joint pain? On average, that is approximately 1 in 3 people that are suffering from arthritis at this moment. That’s almost as large as the population of Virginia…times…
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A New Treatment For Chronic Knee Pain

A Solution for Providers and Patients Chronic knee pain is a very common complaint in the United States. The typical conservative treatments for knee pain are physical therapy and over-the-counter pain medicines. The next step in treatment can…

National Stress Awareness Day

November 4th is National Stress Awareness Day. Stress can be the cause of Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, and Muscle Tension. Here are some effective steps for managing stress and anxiety. Have you ever been in a situation that brought on sweats,…
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Regain Control and Mastery of Your Thinking

Here is a preview of the feature article in Louisiana Pain Quarterly's Fall/Winter issue. Most people living with chronic pain have heard the statement, “It’s all in your head” either directly or implied from a member of your healthcare…
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September Happenings

Saints fans, the season is here! Our boys in black and gold will be taking on the Arizona Cardinals on September 13 in Glendale, Arizona. The first regular season home game takes place on Sept. 20 against division rivals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers.…