Back pain is a nearly inevitable part of life, and an estimated 80 percent of the population will experience it at some point. While most back pains can be addressed through self-care, sometimes the pain is more severe and needs professional care. Often, bulging muscles don't hurt, and the pain … [Read more...] about Back Muscle Spasms: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Sciatica is one of the most common types of pain. As many as 40% of people will experience sciatica pain at some point in their lifetime, and the frequency of sciatica increases with age. Individuals with existing acute or chronic back pain find themselves more susceptible to sciatica, as well as … [Read more...] about Sciatica Pain
Santa Stop: 2020
Thanks to everyone who came out and supported our DRIVE THRU Santa Stop! It was a fun, safe time for everyone. There were many cars lined up to see Santa as he rode by on the firetruck, and make stops along the way to see all the businesses who participated. Thanks to Sunny 98.3 and Santa … [Read more...] about Santa Stop: 2020
August 31 Update: We are open and running. Our phone lines are down, but we are doing our very best to get them up ASAP!! If you have an in clinic visit, please show up at your appointed time. If you have an appointment via Telehealth or audio, someone will contact you for your appointment. We … [Read more...] about Hurricane Laura
Staying Healthy at Home During COVID-19
In an effort to “flatten the curve,” Americans have been staying home for the last month. Telecommuting and homeschooling to keep a sense of normalcy to our routines and daily life while not being able to go out in public for things other than the essentials. However, this inevitable change … [Read more...] about Staying Healthy at Home During COVID-19
Is Being Cooped Up Affecting Your Chronic Pain?
Living with chronic pain can be difficult. Not only does it affect your physical ability, but is has a serious impact on your mental health as well. During this time of uncertainty and isolation, it is more important than ever to focus on your mental health. Knowing how your mindset and … [Read more...] about Is Being Cooped Up Affecting Your Chronic Pain?
UPDATE 5/13: We are now seeing patients in the office and able to move forward with your individualized treatment plan. We will continue to use TeleHealth for medically compromised patients and those at high risk. Rest assured, your safety is of upmost importance to us, and we are taking … [Read more...] about Telemedicine
How Does Chronic Pain Affect Sleep?
Sleep is key to your body’s overall health. But if you experience chronic pain, sleep can become problematic. In fact, sleep disturbances are present in 67%-88% of all chronic pain cases. ‘Sleep disturbances’ is a catchall phrase for any type of difficulty sleeping. The most … [Read more...] about How Does Chronic Pain Affect Sleep?
IMPORTANT PRACTICE INFORMATION: CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
**We have partnered with OTTOHEALTH to provide video visits with our patients. Please watch for your invite. The physicians and staff of Louisiana Pain Care are staying informed of the latest COVID-19 guidelines and recommendations to reduce the spread of this virus. Due to the current “Stay … [Read more...] about IMPORTANT PRACTICE INFORMATION: CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)