Individuals would be shocked at the number of unnecessary surgeries performed in the United States annually. Unnecessary surgery, by definition, is exactly what it sounds like; “Any surgical intervention that is either not needed, not indicated, or not in the patient’s best interest when weighed … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Unnecessary Surgery to Reduce Pain
Treating Myofascial Pain and Trigger Point Pain
Trigger point pain is a condition that can affect anyone. Pressure on sensitive areas in your muscles, called trigger points, causes pain. This is most common after muscles are contracted and used in repetitive movements. Pain can be caused by doing things you love, at work, or even by … [Read more...] about Treating Myofascial Pain and Trigger Point Pain
How is Spinal Stenosis Diagnosed?
What is Spinal Stenosis? The spine consists of bones called vertebrae. The job of these bones is to provide stability and support for the upper body. Nerves run through the openings in the vertebrae and transmit signals from the brain to the rest of the body. If the surrounding bones or tissues … [Read more...] about How is Spinal Stenosis Diagnosed?
Preventing Back Pain During Fall Activities
Whether you're suffering a lifetime of ongoing chronic pain or simply still recovering from a more recent temporary injury, this time of year poses special concerns, particularly for those dealing with back pain. Everything from the change in weather to the activities common to the season can … [Read more...] about Preventing Back Pain During Fall Activities
Hunt for the Cure with Sunny 98.3
Louisiana Pain Care is teaming up with Sunny 98.3 for Hunt for the Cure. This is a good old fashioned scavenger hunt designed to raise funds and provide exposure for Breast Cancer Awareness Month all October long. Sunny 98.3 will hide a pink camouflage bra in different parishes within our local … [Read more...] about Hunt for the Cure with Sunny 98.3