The Danger of High Temperatures

It is hot in Louisiana during the summer months, and it seems to get a little hotter each year. High temperatures are very dangerous and harm hundreds of people every year. It is important to take measures to stay cool and remain hydrated. The main things that affect your body's...

Stalled Or Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim?

What is Workers' Compensation? Workers' Compensation is an insurance policy designed to protect both business owners and their employees. Through workers’ compensation, an employee who gets injured on the job can receive benefits to help cover expenses such as lost wages, medical costs, and more. Employers benefit from having comprehensive...

Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Discs

OverviewSpinal discs allow your spine to bend and twist. These flexible shock absorbers can be damaged by injury, disease, or the added stress that can result from a spinal fusion. But stem cell therapy may help. It uses parts of your own blood to help repair disc damage. It can slow...

Laminectomy

Overview This procedure relieves pressure on the nerve roots in the spine. It is most commonly performed to relieve the pain of stenosis. This is a narrowing of the spinal canal that is often caused by the formation of bony growths that can press against the nerve roots. The surgeon...

Lumbar Disc Microsurgery

OverviewThis minimally-invasive procedure relieves pressure on nerve roots caused by a herniated disc. It can eliminate the pain of sciatica.PreparationIn preparation for the procedure, you are anesthetized. The surgeon creates a small incision in the skin of your back. The muscles and tissues are pushed aside to allow access to...

Intralaminar Lumbar Microendoscopic Discectomy

Overview This minimally-invasive procedure, performed through a tube called a cannula, is designed to relieve the pain caused by herniated disc tissue pressing against nerve roots in the spine. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia, and the patient is allowed to leave the hospital the same day. Preparation The...

Hate Working Out?

Working Out Tips For Those Who Hate Working OutMost people would rather not work out. Working out takes time and effort and there is always a list of things that are more fun to do.  What if I told you that you can work out and play video games, dance...