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Personal Injuries

Louisiana Pain Specialists -  - Pain Management

Louisiana Pain Specialists

Pain Management & Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation located in New Orleans, Kenner, Baton Rouge, Marrero, Laplace, & Metairie, LA

Personal injuries occur when someone fails to act or does something that harms another person. If you've suffered any kind of personal musculoskeletal injury, the team at Louisiana Pain Specialists offers expert assessment and treatment. With offices in Kenner, Metairie, Laplace, Baton Rouge, Marrero, and New Orleans, Louisiana, they help patients overcome their injuries and deal with any compensation claims. Find out how you can benefit from their experience in personal injuries by calling your nearest Louisiana Pain Specialists office or booking an appointment online today.

Personal Injuries Q & A

What are personal injuries?

Personal injuries involve physical damage or harm because of someone else's negligent actions or inaction.

For instance, if you're at the mall and slip on a wet patch on the floor, you might fracture your wrist; this would be a personal injury because someone responsible for safety should have warned about the hazard and promptly cleaned up the water.

Their inaction directly caused your injury, which means they could be liable for a compensation payment. If you were to pursue a claim, whoever was responsible (or their insurance provider) would need to pay you damages, including costs such as medical expenses and loss of earnings that occur because of your injury.

What types of personal injury might affect me?

Personal injuries take a variety of forms, including:

  • Trips or falls
  • Accidents at work
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Personal assaults
  • Medical negligence

Regardless of whether you intend to make a personal injury claim or not, it's important to visit the experts in musculoskeletal pain and rehabilitation at Louisiana Pain Specialists. 

Their team can assess your injuries and provide you with the proper treatment, and they have considerable experience helping patients with personal injury claims.

What kinds of personal injuries might I experience?

Louisiana Pain Specialists helps patients who incur personal musculoskeletal injuries, like:

  • Whiplash
  • Spinal injuries
  • Tendon strains
  • Ligament sprains
  • Repetitive strain
  • Cartilage damage
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations

The Louisiana Pain Specialists team diagnoses and assesses your injury then uses interventional methods to restore function and relieve pain. The team is also highly skilled in dealing with personal injury complications such as chronic pain and offers comprehensive pain management services.

What treatments might I require for a personal injury?

Treatment for a personal injury varies depending on the type of injury, how bad it is, and factors like your age and any other health issues. Your personalized treatment plan might include options such as:

  • Physical therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Medications
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Nerve blocks
  • Steroid joint injections
  • Radiofrequency neurotomy
  • Dekompressor® discectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Disc denervation
  • DRG (dorsal root ganglion) stimulation
  • HF10 (high-frequency stimulation) therapy
  • Intradiscal electrothermal therapy
  • Intrathecal pain pump implant
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation
  • Racz procedure (epidural neurolysis)

Other injectable treatments and regenerative medicine techniques that could be part of your pain management plan include hyaluronic acid injections, trigger point therapy, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), and prolotherapy.

If you suffer a personal injury, talk to the experts at Louisiana Pain Specialists. Call their nearest office today or book an appointment online.