FAQS on Spinal Cord Stimulations
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FAQS on Spinal Cord Stimulation

FAQS on Spinal Cord Stimulation Q: WILL SPINAL CORD STIMULATION (SCS) ALLOW ME TO BE FREE OF PAIN MEDICATIONS? Every person differs in how effective SCS therapy is for them. For some patients, SCS therapy may work well enough that pain…
Spinal-Cord-Stimulation - Louisiana Pain Specialists
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Changing the Game on Pain: Spinal Cord Stimulation

Changing the Game on Pain: Spinal Cord Stimulation Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans, more than heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined. The debilitating disease is the cause for 40 percent of work absences due to back pain, second…
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Does working out at the gym help with chronic pain?

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION – DOES WORKING OUT AT THE GYM HELP WITH CHRONIC PAIN? Each year, millions of Americans make New Year’s resolutions that include losing weight and working out at the gym. Does working out at the gym help with chronic…
Louisiana Pain Specialists Trigger Point Injections
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What is a Trigger Point Injection?

What is a Trigger Point Injection? What are its Benefits? A trigger point is an area within the muscle that contracts sending pain to other parts of the body. For example, referral pain in the neck may be the result of a trigger point in the…
herniated disk - Louisiana Pain Specialists
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What Causes Herniated Disk?

What is a Herniated Disk? A Herniated Disk occurs when there is a problem with one of the disks between the individual bones of the vertebrae. The disks are rubbery cushions between the individual bones (vertebrae) that stack together to make…
Louisiana Pain Specialists - Pain Relief Pork Chop Recipe

Who knew pain relief could be so delicious?

Who knew pain relief could be so delicious? Pork Chops with Pear & Ginger Sauce Cook Time: 35 mins; 4 servings Nutrition: 274 calories; 8g fatIn this recipe, pork chops are combined with a healthy pear and ginger sauce. During the…
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Spinal Cord Stimulation Helps Limit Opiod Use in Chronic Pain Patients

SPINAL CORD STIMULATION HELPS LIMIT OPIOID USE IN CHRONIC PAIN PATIENTS, STUDY SUGGESTSSpinal cord stimulation (SCS) can help lower or stabilize opioid use among chronic pain patients, according to the results of a new study.With…
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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 SpecialistsA 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…
Surviving the holidays with pain

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…