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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…
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…
Neck and Back Pain
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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.…
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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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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…