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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…
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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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Chronic Osteoarthritis Of The Knee: What You Should Know

Chronic osteoarthritis (OA) pain of the knee is often not effectively managed with current non-pharmacological or pharmacological treatments. Radiofrequency (RF) neurotomy is a therapeutic alternative for chronic pain. Chronic knee osteoarthritis…
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Fight Chronic Pain Through The Foods You Eat

Chronic pain is a condition that a lot of people suffer from. Chronic pain is defined as nerve or muscle pain that lasts for over six months, chronic pain can affect the back, shoulders, pelvis, knees, head and other parts of the body. In common…
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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…
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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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Making Friends With Your Pain

(This is a strategy to challenge dysfunctional thinking and hopefully develop a more open relationship with your pain. Learning ways to relax your body with deep breathing or other skills is only one part of the overall strategy. Another powerful…