Patient Education Library

The NeuroMedical Center team is your partner in the management of your health. We believe strongly in patient education and empowerment. Our team of physicians and nurses are enthusiastic teachers who believe in devoting time to educate patients and their families about individual complications and choices in treatment options.  Additionally, we offer many resources online to help you understand specific neurological conditions and the advancements in care we offer.






OVERVIEW

About Parkinson’s Disease

Headaches vs. Migraines

  • When people hear ‘migraine,’ they think of a severe headache, but there are different types of migraine and headaches. Not sure if your head pain is a migraine or a headache? Learn the difference.

About Pain Management

  • If you suffer from pain, you know how hard it can be to live with. Pain management is a branch of medical care that specializes in pain control. It can help you enjoy a better quality of life. Watch this video to learn more about the different types of treatment options available to you.

 

Understanding Opioids

  • Opioids are a class of powerful drugs heavily regulated at The NeuroMedical Center. They can block pain signals, and they can help control severe pain. But they can be dangerous. Watch this series of videos to learn more about how opioids affect you and read The NeuroMedical Center’s Chronic Pain & Opioid Medication Policy.

Anatomy of the Brain

  • The brain is the control center of the human body. It forms your thoughts and preserves your memories. It regulates your body’s actions, from the movments you choose to perform to the functions you don’t even consciously think about. Let’s take a look at the anatomy and function of your brain.

Anatomy of the Spine

  • The spinal column is your body’s main support structure. Its 33 bones called vertebrae are divided into 5 regions. Watch this video to learn more about your cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, and coccygeal spine.

About Anesthesia

  • If you are about to undergo a procedure at The Spine Hospital of Louisiana that requires anesthesia, watch this series of videos to familiarize yourself with the different types of anesthesia administered by physicians.

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The NeuroMedical Center offers this information as a courtesy service. Please remember that medical knowledge is always evolving and we cannot represent that any of our information is absolutely current. Please consult a physician before taking any medical action based on information gathered from this or any website.