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
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
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?
**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)
The field of pain management typically deals with traditional methods for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating various types of acute and chronic pain. However, as more research develops and the field of medicine progresses, physicians are able to learn about the complex intricacies of pain. This … [Read more...] about How Can Interventional Pain Management Help Relieve Chronic Pain?
One of the most common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis. This inflammation affects a band of tissue that runs along the bottom of your foot, connecting the toes to the heel bone. Pain may decrease throughout the day, but is typically more severe in the morning or after long periods … [Read more...] about Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
A pain in the neck – a quiet literal condition. Neck pain is one of the most common complaints and aches that doctors hear. Fortunately, neck pain is rarely the sign of a more complicated condition. Your neck supports the weight of your head and is flexible, making it prone to … [Read more...] about Neck Pain: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Phantom limb pain is the sensation of pain that feels like it is coming from a body part that is no longer there. Once believed to be a psychological problem, research shows that phantom limb pain is a real sensation. The sensation originates in the spinal cord and brain. What is Phantom … [Read more...] about What is Phantom Limb Pain?