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Sacroilitis: What Is It and How Can You Treat It?

Sacroiliitis, an inflammatory condition of the sacroiliac joints, is estimated to effect between 10-25% of people who suffer from back pain. This condition is often underdiagnosed because the symptoms it causes are mirrored by numerous other back issues.
Feb 1st, 2023

Tips for a Pain Free Mardi Gras

To make it through Carnival season pain free, it is smart to pace yourself, stay hydrated, and wear comfortable shoes out to the route and to all of your Mardi Gras festivities. Here are a few simple tips to help you avoid the post Mardi Gras struggle.
Jan 16th, 2023

How to Survive the Holiday Season with Chronic Pain

The holidays give you the chance to spend time with your loved ones. If you have chronic pain, you may have difficulty getting through your favorite activities. Let Louisiana Pain Specialists help you have a joyous holiday season.
Dec 19th, 2022

Tips for Dealing with Arthritis Pain in Cold Weather

If you have arthritis, you may be less than enthusiastic about the cold days ahead. If your arthritic joints freeze up in the winter, there are ways to free them up and ease the pain even when winter hits.
Dec 1st, 2022

VIA DISC - Is it Right For You?

Louisiana Pain Specialists Among Few in Gulf Coast Region Providing VIA DISC Therapy for Low Back Pain Caused by Degenerative Disc Disease
Oct 13th, 2022

5 Helpful Tips to Protect Your Back

With the goal of preventing the problem in the first place, here are five tips that will keep your back pain-free, allowing you to avoid being sidelined from life due to back problems.
Aug 25th, 2022

Still Having Pain After Back Sugery?

Are you still suffering from back pain many months after surgery? Louisiana Pain Specialists has a number of treatment options that may be right for you.
Aug 11th, 2022

Louisiana Pain Specialists and Therapeutic Marijuana

We Offer A Multi-Faceted Approach To Patient Care The providers at Louisiana Pain Specialists strive to employ a multi-faceted approach to treat our patients’ pain. We employ training, research, constant education to stay abreast on all advancements...
Oct 19th, 2021

Louisiana Pain Specialists and Hurricane Ida

From everyone at Louisiana Pain Specialists, we hope this finds you and your loved ones safe. We know that Hurricane Ida caused great loss for many of you, both personally and professionally.
Sep 11th, 2021

Louisiana Pain Specialists and Spinal Cord Stimulation

Chronic back pain—generally defined as pain that lasts 12 weeks or more — is one of the leading causes of disability and lost time at work in the United States. Chronic low back pain is often linked to a lower perceived quality of life in affected patients
Aug 3rd, 2021

Dr. Jolly Hosts Dorsal Root Ganglion Therapy Training Session

Dr. Suneil ‘Neil’ Jolly and the team at Louisiana Pain Specialists are passionate about teaching and they look forward to every opportunity to educate patients, colleagues, and other providers about pain management and the most cutting-edge treatment...
Jul 15th, 2021

Louisiana Pain Specialists’ India COVID Relief Efforts

Louisiana Pain Specialists’ mission is not only to improve health outcomes in our community, but also it is our responsibility as healthcare providers and wellness advocates to develop a response to humanitarian and healthcare crises...
May 27th, 2021

Spinal Simplicity’s Minuteman Procedure

Dr. Suneil (Neil) Jolly, and Louisiana Pain Specialists are at the forefront of treating chronic pain with the most innovative and cutting technology, while reducing the need for long-term opioid therapy.
May 18th, 2021

LinQ SI Joint Stabilization System

We are proud to announce Dr. Suneil (Neil) Jolly with Louisiana Pain Specialist is one of a select few physicians in our area currently offering the LinQ SI Joint Stabilization System by PainTeq.
Mar 16th, 2021

WaveWriter Alpha™ SCS System

On February 3, 2020, Dr. Suneil “Neil” Jolly became the first physician in Louisiana to implant a patient with the new Boston Scientific WaveWriter Alpha technology.
Feb 25th, 2021

Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fusion

The Sacroiliac Joint fusion is a minimally invasive surgical procedure. The goal of the procedure is to relieve the pain coming from the SI joint. The SI Joint is the joint located between the sacrum and the ilium bones in the pelvis.
Feb 9th, 2021

Common Types Of Chronic Pain

Everyone experiences occasional aches and pains. Some types of pain are important nervous systems reactions that help to alert the body of a possible injury. Most pain will heal and become less severe as the injury heals.
Nov 3rd, 2020

Cancer Pain Treatments

If you have cancer, it does not mean that you will also have pain. However, if you do have pain, you can work with the Louisiana Pain Specialists team to make sure a pain relief plan is part of your care and treatment. Pain takes many forms.
Oct 7th, 2020

Scoliosis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine to one side. The curvature can be in any part of the spine, but it most commonly affects regions in the upper spine and lower spine. It most often will occur during the growth spurt just before puberty.
Sep 8th, 2020

Shingles And Pain Management

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 1 out of 3 people in the U.S. will get shingles during their lifetimes. While most people will get shingles only once, it is possible to get it a second or even a third time.
Sep 7th, 2020

The Opioid Crisis Is Not Over

Lately, it seems like we have stopped talking about the opioid crisis in our country. However, the current pandemic seems to have made the opioid crisis even worse. There are a couple of reasons for this development.
Aug 6th, 2020

Benefits Of Botox For Chronic Migraine Pain

Excruciating chronic pain, especially from migraines, can have a huge impact on your life. Chronic pain and migraines can keep you from doing the things you enjoy in life including enjoying time with friends and family, working out, or going to the beach.
Jul 15th, 2020

Pain Relief Does Not Have To Come In A Pill

Chronic pain can be debilitating for many people suffering from back pain, neck pain, and other serious pain. Pain relief pills have benefited some patients, but have also led to an opioid epidemic of pain pill abuse.
Jul 7th, 2020

RACZ Procedure

The Epidurolyis or Racz Procedure is used to dissolve scar tissue around entrapped nerves in the epidural space of the spine allowing medications to reach the affected area(s).
Jul 1st, 2020

Low Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the most common medical problems causing loss of physical activity. It is one of the leading reasons for people visiting a doctor affecting around 80% of adults at some point in their lives.
Jun 9th, 2020

Chronic Pancreatitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Chronic Pancreatitis is an inflammation in the pancreas that does not improve over time. The pancreas, an organ located behind the stomach, makes enzymes, or special proteins, that help with food digestion.
Jun 8th, 2020

Chronic Abdominal Pain: Causes & Treatments

Chronic Abdominal pain is a stomach ache that is present for more than three months that can occur all the time or can come and go and is severe enough to hinder everyday activities.
May 26th, 2020

What Is Adhesiolysis?

Abdominal adhesiolysis is a type of surgery that removes adhesions from the abdomen.
May 21st, 2020

What Are Cluster Headaches? - 05.18.2020

Cluster Headaches are extremely painful. They occur in clusters or in a cyclical period. Cluster Headaches normally affect one side of the head and the area around the eyes.
May 18th, 2020

Pain Scale: Help Your Doctor Understand You

It can be difficult for you to communicate your pain to your physician. Especially, if you are suffering from chronic pain, it can be difficult for people to understand your specific level of pain.
May 12th, 2020

What Is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects your bones and muscles. If you suffer from fibromyalgia, you will experience widespread pain all over your body. You may also have problems sleeping while still feeling tired all the time.
May 4th, 2020

What Is DRG Stimulation?

This brand new technology has made a significant difference in the treatment of chronic pain.
Apr 20th, 2020

Foot Pain

Foot pain can be very painful and disruptive to your daily life. It can be caused by an injury, overuse, arthritis, diabetes and more. If your feet are hurting, the pain can impact your daily activities.
Apr 14th, 2020

Welcome Dr. Eric F. Sterne

We want to welcome Dr. Eric F. Sterne to the Louisiana Pain Specialists team. He will be joining us as a pain management specialist.
Apr 13th, 2020

Sinus Headaches & Allergies

Tree pollen is giving allergy sufferers a hard time right now and this is only the beginning of what promises to be a long allergy season here in the south. Sinus headaches are a common problem for those who suffer from allergies.
Apr 10th, 2020

What Is Phantom Pain?

Phantom pain, sometimes also referred to as ghost pain, is a type of pain that seems to originate from a part of a limb or an organ that is no longer part of the body.
Apr 6th, 2020

What Is A Heel Spur?

A heel spur is a foot condition that is caused by a calcium deposit that creates a bone-like growth on the underside of the heel bone. A heel spur often starts underneath the heel and can gradually affect other parts of the foot.
Apr 1st, 2020

What Causes Hip Pain?

Are you experiencing hip pain? There are a variety of causes that can lead to this kind of pain. Lying on one side for a long time, hip overuse, muscle stiffness, sitting too long in an awkward position can all cause your hips to hurt.
Apr 1st, 2020

What Is A Splanchnic Nerve Block?

A splanchnic nerve block is a minimally invasive treatment for individuals suffering from chronic abdominal pain that does not require surgery.
Apr 1st, 2020

What Is Arthritis?

Arthritis affects 54.4 million US adults, about 1 in 4, according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is an inflammation of the joints. It can affect one joint or multiple joints.
Mar 31st, 2020

Acute Headaches & Headache Causes

An Acute Headache is a discomfort or pain that starts all of a sudden and then gets worse quickly. It can occur from stress or even from eating certain foods, and can happen every day up to several times a day.
Mar 25th, 2020

Telemedicine & Patient Care

First and foremost, our thoughts are with everyone in our community who has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 24th, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak: We Are Here For You

The Louisiana Pain Specialists Team is committed to the well-being of our patients and our staff. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, we are here for you and will continue to help and see our patients.
Mar 17th, 2020

Stay Pain Free This Carnival Season

The Carnival season is about to kick into high gear. Mardi Gras Day is on February 25th this year and major parades are about to start rolling. And that’s not all, there will be parties, balls and other gatherings as well.
Jan 21st, 2020

Avoid Back Pain This Holiday Season

The holidays can be a rather stressful time. Usually you tend to take care of everybody else, but not yourself. Here are a few tips on how you can stay pain free this holiday season.
Dec 6th, 2019

Can High Heels Cause Back Pain?

When you wear high heels, your lower back is arched more than normal because the body weight is pushed forward. The higher your heels are, the more you will arch your back.
Oct 22nd, 2019

What Is Pain Management?

Pain management, or pain control, is a branch of medicine that uses an interdisciplinary approach to help people suffering from acute or chronic pain.
Aug 1st, 2019

Chronic Pain & Sleep

If you suffer from Chronic Pain, sleep can be a welcome reprieve…. However, many people have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep due to the chronic pain. Sleep helps to replenish the body’s energy reserves and heal from the day’s events.
Jun 11th, 2019

What Is CBD Oil?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is extracted from marijuana and hemp plants. These two sources vary in their genetic makeup. Marijuana plants contain a higher level of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which is the compound inside of marijuana that gets people “high.”
Jun 11th, 2019

We Can Help With Your Personal Injury Case

If you received an injury in a car accident, or were hurt on the job, there are a few things you should do immediately to get the compensation you are entitled to.
Jun 3rd, 2019

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)?

Have you felt a numbness or tingling in your wrists or fingers lately? This could be early warning signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). If you experience a weakness in your wrist of the tendency to drop objects you should see a professional.
Mar 12th, 2019

Cold Weather & Back Pain

When the weather gets colder, we tend to feel more aches and pains. There are some scientific reasons why we feel this way. If you are suffering from back pain, the colder temperatures can actually make your conditions worsen.
Feb 1st, 2019

Can Hot Baths Lower Back Pain?

A hot bath can make you feel so much better. The warmth and buoyancy have relaxing and healing effects which are useful if you are suffering from injuries, pain, anxiety, and depression.
Feb 1st, 2019

Heat & Ice Therapy, Does It Work?

Are you suffering from back pain and are not sure if heat or ice therapy is right for you? Find out more about what you need to know when deciding whether to apply a heat or ice.
Jan 23rd, 2019

What Is A Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection?

This is an outpatient procedure where the patient receives an injection of a steroid-anesthetic medication through an opening in the sacrum. This is the lowest portion of the epidural space.
Dec 19th, 2018

How You Can Get Through The Holidays Pain Free

The holiday season can be pretty stressful. This can lead to body aches and pains. You host visitors, travel to see family, try to get all the presents for your loved ones and, usually, eat way too much and sometimes unhealthy food.
Nov 28th, 2018

Why Do I Wake Up With Back Pain?

You probably know the feeling….. you wake up in the morning feeling refreshed, but once you start moving, you feel a shooting pain up or maybe down your back.
Nov 8th, 2018

Bulging Disk vs. Herniated Disk

Back pain can be excruciating. If the pain is really bad, you might have a hard time figuring out what exactly is wrong. There are many different causes for back pain.
Sep 24th, 2018

What is Arthritis, its cause, and treatments?

Arthritis is a general term used to describe joint pain or joint disease. Arthritis can permanently disfigure joints which may be visible to the naked eye, such as gnarled finger joints.
Sep 24th, 2018

What Are The Causes Of A Herniated Disc?

More than 3 million sufferers of herniated disc are treated annually in the United States. A herniated disc occurs when the gelatinous center of a spinal disc protrudes through a crack in the calcified exterior casing.
Sep 24th, 2018

Chronic Hip Pain

If you experience chronic hip pain on the outside of your hip, upper thigh or outer buttock, it is usually caused by problems with muscles, ligaments, tendons and other soft tissues that surround your hip joint.
Sep 24th, 2018

Does a problem with your feet cause back pain?

The old adage is, when your feet hurt, your whole body will begin to hurt. Does a problem with your feet cause back pain? It is arguably true that problems with your feet can cause pain all over your body, especially your lower back.
Apr 9th, 2018

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 job properly when you’re not alert and on task.
Apr 9th, 2018

What Are Cluster Headaches?

Most people have experienced a headache whether it is a pain behind the eyes or a pounding forehead. Some people suffer from periodic migraines, but have you ever heard of a Cluster Headache?
Mar 28th, 2018

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 the day or over time.
Feb 14th, 2018

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 only to the common cold (50 percent).
Jan 8th, 2018

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 your spine.
Dec 18th, 2017

What Is A Trigger Point Injection

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 back. The neck may then cause a headache, as a satellite trigger point.
Dec 18th, 2017

Who knew pain relief could be so delicious?

In this recipe, pork chops are combined with a healthy pear and ginger sauce. During the saute process, vinegar and sugar are caramelized in the skillet, forming a deep, richly flavored base for the sauce.
Dec 7th, 2017

What Happens When You Pull A Muscle?

Fibers of the muscle and/or tendon are torn causing injury to small blood vessels, with local bleeding or bruising, swelling, and pain resulting from the irritation of nerve endings in the area.
Nov 2nd, 2017

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.
Nov 1st, 2017

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.
Oct 19th, 2017

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 grip.
Oct 12th, 2017

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.
Sep 12th, 2017

What is Lupus?

Lupus is an autoimmune disease, which means that your immune system attacks healthy cells and tissue in your body. Normal immune systems don’t attack healthy cells; they attack foreign things that shouldn’t be there.
Jul 7th, 2017

Spinal Cord Stimulation For Failed Back Surgery Patients

Spinal cord stimulation involves a doctor surgically implanting a device under your skin. The device sends a mild electric current to your spinal cord. When the device is turned on, it stimulates the nerves in the area where you’re feeling pain.
Jun 23rd, 2017

Can Injections For Knee Pain Help Patients

When you have knee pain, doctors will typically try oral medications and other forms of therapy before recommending surgery or other options. Some options that are beyond oral medication but not as intense as surgery are knee injections.
Jun 2nd, 2017

What Are The Signs Of Fibromyalgia?

A syndrome is called that because there are multiple symptoms associated with it. If you have only one or two of the symptoms, you are less likely to be diagnosed with that specific disease, or less likely to develop that disease.
May 19th, 2017

Should You Be Worried About Your Neck Cracking?

The good news is that most of the time, the cracking of your neck is no big deal. There’s usually nothing wrong with you. There are, however, a few times when it is cause for concern because it could be a symptom of a bigger issue.
Apr 28th, 2017

How To Describe Your Sciatic Pain To Family And Friends

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been dealing with those shooting pains in your lower back, butt and legs, it’s still hard to correctly describe to your friends and family just what kind of pain you are experiencing when you have sciatica.
Apr 21st, 2017

5 Things You Should Know About Chronic Pain

When you suffer from chronic pain of any kind, sometimes it’s hard for your friends, your family and even you to fully understand exactly what it is you’re going through.
Apr 14th, 2017

Ice V. Heat: Which Is Better For Pain?

We hear a lot about applying ice and heat to injuries. Both have pain-reducing qualities, but which is better for chronic pain? As it turns out, it just depends on the type of injury you have.
Apr 7th, 2017

What Is A Slipped Disc?

A slipped disk happens when the soft inner part of the disk sticks out through the outer ring. You’re more likely to have a slipped disk if you’re an older adult.
Mar 24th, 2017

Why Painkillers Can Sometimes Increase Chronic Pain

Opioid addiction is an epidemic in the United States, having killed an estimated 14,000 people in 2014 alone. It’s a crisis so severe that doctors and pharmacists are constantly raising the standards on which patients can receive opioid medications.
Mar 10th, 2017

The Importance Of Good Posture

Good posture – or how you hold your body up while sitting and standing – is important for so many reasons, including proper spine function, increased mobility and balance.
Mar 3rd, 2017

Chronic Intractable Pain

Louisiana Pain Specialists Become the First in New Orleans to Use New Treatment Therapy for Patients Suffering from Chronic Intractable Pain
Feb 24th, 2017

6 Sleeping Tips For People With Chronic Pain

For people who live with chronic pain, getting a good night’s sleep is no small feat. Most people who live with chronic pain get less sleep than those who don’t. To make matters worse, when you don’t get enough rest, your pain levels can increase.
Feb 17th, 2017

What Is Sciatica And How Is It Treated?

Sciatica is a painful condition caused by a pinched nerve in your lower back. Although the pinched nerve is on either side of the spine, the most painful part is in your legs, where the nerves run.
Feb 10th, 2017

Is My Pain Caused By A Pinched Nerve Or A Herniated Disk?

Do you have pain in your neck and back and wonder whether you have a pinched nerve or a herniated disc? Pinched nerves and herniated discs are two of the most common things people reference when they say they have chronic pain in their necks and back.
Feb 3rd, 2017

A Guide To Understanding Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive surgery that inserts a special cement into your vertebrae – while also creating space for the treatment using a balloon-like tool.
Jan 27th, 2017

Chronic Osteoarthritis Of The Knee: What You Should Know

Chronic osteoarthritis (OA) pain of the knee is often not effectively managed with current non-pharmacological or pharmacological treatments. Radiofrequency (RF) neurotomy is a therapeutic alternative for chronic pain.
May 11th, 2016

Fight Chronic Pain Through The Foods You Eat

Chronic pain is a condition that a lot of people suffer from. Chronic pain is defined as nerve or muscle pain that lasts for over six months, chronic pain can affect the back, shoulders, pelvis, knees, head and other parts of the body.
Apr 22nd, 2016

Pain and Weight Gain Are Closely Related

Pain and weight gain are closely related. Carrying excess weight causes a number of health-related issues. Additional pressure on your joints and difficulties with your heart are just a few of these problems.
Apr 18th, 2016

Foods That Help Ease Pain

Pain – something that no one wants to experience even once, let alone daily; and yet chronic pain is not uncommon. The Chronic Pain Association estimates that 50 million Americans endure chronic pain on a daily basis.
Jan 27th, 2016

A New Treatment For Chronic Knee Pain

Chronic knee pain is a very common complaint in the United States. The typical conservative treatments for knee pain are physical therapy and over-the-counter pain medicines.
Nov 24th, 2015

National Stress Awareness Day

November 4th is National Stress Awareness Day. Stress can be the cause of Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, and Muscle Tension.
Nov 4th, 2015

Regain Control and Mastery of Your Thinking

Most people living with chronic pain have heard the statement, “It’s all in your head” either directly or implied from a member of your healthcare team, friends, or family.
Oct 5th, 2015

September Happenings

Our boys in black and gold will be taking on the Arizona Cardinals on September 13 in Glendale, Arizona. The first regular season home game takes place on Sept. 20 against division rivals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Sep 4th, 2015

Making Friends With Your Pain

By making friends with pain we can reduce the number and intensity of pain thoughts. For example, finding a new perspective in imagining your pain to be an irritating but not threatening force in your life.
Jul 10th, 2015

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.
Jun 19th, 2015

Considering the Mind

The concept of “mindfulness” has and aggravating chronic pain. The last thing you want recently become popular, yet it is often misunderstood, particularly when applied to individuals living with chronic pain.
May 21st, 2015

Back Pain: Is Surgery The Answer?

When suffering from severe, chronic low back pain, it is understandable that many people would think that an extreme pain requires an extreme answer: back surgery.
Nov 10th, 2014

Art Therapy For Pain

The creation of art, in the form of art therapy, is gaining legitimacy as a treatment for chronic pain. Art therapy is a type of mental health treatment in which clients are facilitated by an art therapist in using art media, the creative process,...
Nov 3rd, 2014

Deep Breathing

Deep breathing can reverse the negative effects of stress. By helping you let go of tension, deep breathing can help relieve headaches, bodily aches and pain, anxiety, and sleeplessness.
Nov 1st, 2014

Good Eggs Frittata

Frittatas are a quick and healthy way to start the day. They’re also a great way to clear out (and enjoy) any lingering vegetables from the back of your fridge!
Nov 1st, 2014

Creating Happy Holidays

“Stress” is a term that is frequently used and sometimes overused by people, because we tend to live highly stressed lives. As defined by engineers, stress is pressure or tension from force applied to a solid object.
Nov 1st, 2014

Happenings This Quarter – Winter 2014/2105

The 7th Annual New Orleans Fringe Festival is a weird, wacky, and avantgarde fall diversion! Happening November 19-23, Fringe Festival will be host to over 300 shows featuring over 70 theater groups in 30 venues, including a beautiful old church,...
Nov 1st, 2014

What's Gender Got To Do With It?

It turns out that gender has a lot to do with pain. Medical research has identified significant differences between the sexes, both in the likelihood of getting a painful condition and the experience of pain.
Oct 20th, 2014

Taking A Stand For Your Health

Most people know that prolonged sitting can be detrimental to your health, but you don’t necessarily have to become an athlete, or, according to a recent report, even move around much to achieve health benefits.
Oct 13th, 2014

What Is A Pain Doctor?

A pain doctor, or pain management specialist, is a physician with special training in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of all types of pain in the body.
Sep 5th, 2014

Foods For Pain Management

Eating a wide variety of healthy foods provides a good foundation for improving overall health and combating illness. A balanced, nutrient rich diet is a key component of managing any health issue, including chronic pain.
Aug 8th, 2014

A Winning Diversion

The benefits of being a sports fan for those with chronic pain By Lucey Wright, M.S.
Aug 2nd, 2014

Recipe – Crawfish Alfredo by Tyler Dugas

Tyler Dugas is a 15 year-old culinary student in his second year at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). He has cooked at a wide variety of local events including French Quarter Fest, Boudin Bourbon & Beer Fest, and JazzFest.
Aug 2nd, 2014

Considering The Mind - 08.02.2014

Dr. Mark Skellie, Psy.D., provides insight on the mental health services he offers patients of Louisiana Pain Specialists and on coping with chronic pain
Aug 2nd, 2014

Age-related Back Pain Can Strike Sooner Than You Think

According to the National Institute of Health, many people have their first significant back pain episode between the age of 30 and 40. You read that correctly: age-related back pain can strike as young as 30 years old!
Jul 17th, 2014

Leveling Up

How Mid-Level Practitioners participate in a Team-Based Approach to Pain Management – By Lucey Wright, M.S.
Jul 17th, 2014

Happenings Spring/Summer Quarter 2014

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Scientific evidence has strongly demonstrated that it is safe for almost everyone to do moderate intensity physical activity, so take advantage of May’s beautiful weather and get active!
May 1st, 2014

10-Minute Blackened Tilapia

This is a fantastic “go-to” recipe when you need a quick, flavorful and healthy meal. If you love it as much as we do you’ll want to make it again and again. If this is the case, mix up a much larger batch of blackening powder.
May 1st, 2014

At The Forefront

On the cutting edge of pain management, Louisiana Pain Specialists’ newest physician and Director of Neuromodulation, Dr. Nomen Azeem offers advanced training and a holistic perspective.
Apr 30th, 2014

The Bottom Line

There comes a moment in a person’s life, when they find themselves standing in a pharmacy holding an enema in one hand and a bottle of stool softener in the other.
Jan 1st, 2014

East Meets West

In 1986, Cole Young was a strong 21-year-old man with a solid career in construction. His career was brought to an abrupt halt when the ladder he was standing on fell apart beneath him while he was working 30 feet in the air.
Jan 1st, 2014