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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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TARGETING THE TRUTH: Do we have a Pain epidemic or an Opioid epidemic?

By: Dr. Neil Jolly at Louisiana Pain Specialists A recent article in the New York Times stated that drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. Not only is this an alarming fact, but trends show that the…
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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…
Knee Pain A Joint Effort Louisiana Pain Specialists
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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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Louisiana Pain Specialists Nerve Pain Information
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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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Do You Crack Your Knuckles?

Although studies have been made on knuckle cracking, there is no definitive answer on whether or not it is bad for your knuckles. A 1990 study indicates that people who crack their knuckles are more likely to experience hand swelling and a lighter…
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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.…

Louisiana Pain Specialists: What We Offer Our Patients

Louisiana Pain Specialists: What We Offer Our Patients At Louisiana Pain Specialists, our expertise lies in resolutely determining the source of your chronic pain and follow the appropriate treatment protocol to relieve you of your burden.…