stretching and chronic pain

Does stretching help with chronic pain?

DOES STRETCHING HELP WITH CHRONIC PAIN? When in chronic pain, it may seem impossible to stretch, but proper stretching exercises are far more beneficial than you think. First of all, you have to understand the source of the pain. For example,…
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What is MultiWave Technology?

What is MultiWave Technology? More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, which can have a devastating impact on quality of life. Patients with pain sometimes experience a fluctuation in location, type and intensity of pain throughout…
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How to deal with chronic pain and a desk job

HOW TO DEAL WITH CHRONIC PAIN AND A DESK JOB When you have a 9 to 5 job where you’re constantly sitting at a desk, chronic pain can really set in. Pain pills can cause drowsiness and brain fog in some instances. It’s difficult to do your…
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…
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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…
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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…
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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 SUGGESTS Spinal 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…