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…
Louisiana Pain Specialists - Gym help with chronic pain
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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 - Spinal Cord
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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…
Chronic-Back-Pain---COOLIEF
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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…
pulled muscle
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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,…
Surviving the holidays with pain
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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…