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COOLIEF - Non-Surgical Treatment For Relief of Chronic Back Pain

A new, non-invasive procedure could bring some relief for patients suffering from chronic knee pain and back pain, for whom surgery is not an option. The Physicians at Louisiana Pain Specialists are specially trained to properly diagnose…
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What happens when you pull a muscle?

What happens when you pull a muscle? Also known as muscle strain and muscle tear, when a muscle is pulled, it refers to damage to a muscle and/or its tendon. Fibers of the muscle and/or tendon are torn causing injury to small blood vessels,…
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Surviving the Holidays with Pain

Surviving the Holidays with Pain The holiday season offers opportunities to improve your health; but it can also intensify feelings of frustration and despair that come from dealing with chronic pain. At Louisiana Pain Specialists, we can’t…
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"A Joint Effort"

"A Joint Effort" Collaborative Care Improves Pain Control For Knee Pain Dr. Russell Russo is an orthopedic surgeon in New Orleans who is fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Russell Russo is committed to providing…
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What is a Pinched Nerve?

What is a Pinched Nerve? Have you ever experienced a tingling, numbness or weakness in the back of your leg? If you have ever felt this pain, you may have a pinched nerve. A pinched nerve occurs due to pressure applied to a nerve surrounding…
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How Can Bad Posture Cause Neck and Back Pain?

How Can Bad Posture Cause Neck and Back Pain? It’s with very good reason that your Mom told you to sit up straight and hold your shoulders back. She wanted you to sit and stand with good posture. Whether we like it or not, Mother was right.…
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5 things you should know about chronic pain

When you suffer from chronic pain of any kind, sometimes it’s hard for your friends, your family and even you to fully understand exactly what it is you’re going through.That’s why it’s so important that you remember these five…
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Ice v. Heat: Which is better for pain?

We hear a lot about applying ice and heat to injuries. Both have pain-reducing qualities, but which is better for chronic pain? As it turns out, it just depends on the type of injury you have. When should you use ice? Researchers have found…
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Why painkillers can sometimes increase chronic pain

Opioid addiction is an epidemic in the United States, having killed an estimated 14,000 people in 2014 alone.It’s a crisis so severe that doctors and pharmacists are constantly raising the standards on which patients can receive opioid…
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Louisiana Pain Specialists Become the First in New Orleans to Use New Treatment Therapy for Patients Suffering from Chronic Intractable Pain

Louisiana Pain Specialists Become the First in New Orleans to Use New Treatment Therapy for Patients Suffering from Chronic Intractable Pain  JANUARY 27, 2017 - Louisiana Pain Specialists is the first facility in New Orleans to use…