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Top 10 Tools for Managing Chronic Pain - Louisiana Pain Specialists

The Toolbox Strategy If you’ve seen my previous articles, I’m committed to people living with chronic pain to develop a toolbox strategy for coping. The toolbox strategy is really simple: If you have a range of different ways to cope with…
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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…
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Spinal Cord Stimulation

For Patients This treatment is for those who have endured chronic pain in the neck, back, arms or legs; neuropathic pain (burning, tingling or numbing sensations); or inadequate surgeries, Louisiana Pain Specialists offer an alternative…
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Back Pain: Is Surgery The Answer?

When suffering from severe, chronic low back pain, it is understandable that many people would think that an extreme pain requires an extreme answer: back surgery. While surgery is often called for in cases of deformity or trauma, in cases of…

Art Therapy for Pain

The creation of art, in the form of art therapy, is gaining legitimacy as a treatment for chronic pain. Art therapy is a type of mental health treatment in which clients are facilitated by an art therapist in using art media, the creative process,…
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What's Gender Got to Do with It?

It turns out that gender has a lot to do with pain. Medical research has identified significant differences between the sexes, both in the likelihood of getting a painful condition and the experience of pain. In her new book A Nation in Pain,…
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Louisiana Pain Specialists Becomes First in Southeast Louisiana to Implant New Spinal Cord Stimulation Device

Dr. Nomen Azeem with Louisiana Pain Specialists is the first in Southeast Louisiana to implant the Protégé™ IPG, the world’s first and only neurostimulation system that allows technology upgrades as they are approved to be made via software…
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Age-related back pain can strike sooner than you think

According to the National Institute of Health, many people have their first significant back pain episode between the age of 30 and 40. You read that correctly: age-related back pain can strike as young as 30 years old! In fact, back pain is…
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Need a legitimate excuse to get out of helping a friend move?

Let Louisiana Pain Specialists help! It’s fully summer in South Louisiana, with its hot, muggy days and afternoon thunderstorms. Maybe it’s just the time of year, or maybe it’s the improved housing market, but it seems like a lot of people…