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
**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)
When you are affected by pain, daily life, normal activities, and hobbies can become a challenge. Even the amount of sleep you get, the thoughts you have, and basic daily tasks can be negatively affected by pain. Your quality of life and desire to resume regular activities plays an … [Read more...] about Lifestyle Changes to Make Living With Pain Easier
Do you experience pan when you stand up out of a chair? Do you feel a dull or sharp pain in your lower back? You may be experiencing Sacroiliac Joint (SI) pain. This condition is very common – in fact, 15-30% of people who suffer from this kind of pain have joint problems they may not know … [Read more...] about SI Joint Pain: Causes & Symptoms
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?
The body has three main types of chronic pain. Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts 3 months or longer. Chronic pain is not easily healed or moderated by at-home remedies, and typically requires the attention of a pain specialist. There is not always a known cause of chronic pain, … [Read more...] about Different Types of Chronic Pain
Inflammation is the body’s response to injury or irritation. As a self-defense mechanism, inflammation can be key to determining what is wrong, although reducing that inflammation is crucial to managing your pain. Taking an NSAID can help reduce pain. Instead of prescribing opioids or … [Read more...] about What are NSAIDs?