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Homecoming: Dr. Neil Jolly returns to New Orleans to join his brother at Louisiana Pain Specialists

While ‘family practice’ is an established field in its own right, in many respects medicine is always a family affair. No matter whether we’re young or old, the treatment of medical conditions can affect our whole families, frequently…
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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…
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CHRONIC PAIN AND SOCIAL ISOLATION: Coping skills for the psychological effects of pain

By Dr. Mark Skellie Chronic pain has many faces and a multitude of ways that it deeply affects those living with daily pain. One of the most insidious and powerfully distressing ways that chronic pain changes a person’s life is the tendency…
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An Overview of Neck Pain

Most people will experience neck pain at some point in their lives, and roughly 10 percent of the world’s population experiences neck pain each year. The spine is divided into three parts: lumbar (lower); thoracic (middle) and the cervical…
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HAPPENINGS THIS QUARTER

July Patriotic Fun For some Fourth of July fun, head down to the Mississippi River just outside the French Quarter. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, “Go Fourth On The River” will feature a festive, patriotic fireworks display, which is…
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Meet Our New Practice Manager Daphne Augillard-Dowden

Meet our new practice manager, Daphne Augillard-Dowden! Daphne is a New Orleans native who graduated from University of New Orleans with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. She then went on to graduate from Delgado with…
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Green Juice Recipe

A centrifugal juicer is a great investment for your health. Whether you are trying to lose weight or add more nutrients to your diet, green juice is a great option for a meal replacement, snack or light refreshment. Here is a recipe that features…
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Louisiana Pain Efficiently Navigates Worker's Compensation

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured on the job, in exchange for the employee’s right to sue the employer. For someone suffering from a work injury, this can…
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Considering the Mind

The concept of “mindfulness” has and aggravating chronic pain. The last thing you want recently become popular, yet it is often misunderstood, particularly when applied to individuals living with chronic pain. Mindfulness is the process…
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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…