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Ochsner LSU Health - Health Center, Fern Avenue

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Ochsner LSU Health - Health Center, Fern Avenue
6841 Fern Avenue
Suite 100
Shreveport, Louisiana, 71105,

Whether you need primary care for yourself or pediatric care for your child, we are dedicated to providing the care you need. We have the look and feel of a small-group practice and the support, resources and great reputation of the entire Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport system.

Our team is dedicated to providing high-quality primary care and family medicine services to children, adolescents and adults.

This clinic offers:

  • Same-day or next-day appointment available
  • Early morning or extended weekday hours
  • Updated technology in a healing environment
  • Convenient, on-site parking
  • Spacious waiting areas
  • On-site X-ray services
  • On-site EKG

We also offer expertise in non-musculoskeletal (MSK) injury and issues. Our sports medicine specialists manage a multitude of illness and injuries that are vital to safe participation in sports, recreational, industrial, and exercise activities. Our expert team of physicians take availability serious because we know how critical a sports injury can be. We are committed to seeing athletes within 48 hours.

Common musculoskeletal problems we care for at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - Health Center, Fern Avenue include:

  • Evaluation and management of concussions and other head injuries
  • Evaluation and management of athletes with chronic and/or acute illness (such as mononucleosis, exercise-related asthma, hypertension, diabetes)
  • Evaluation of return-to-work or play for the sick or injured athlete, worker or student
  • Assessment of nutrition and performance issues
  • Exercise prescription for patients who want to increase their fitness and/or lose weight
  • Recommendations on appropriate strength training and conditioning activities
  • Assessment of injury risk and development of injury prevention protocols
  • Evaluation and management of sprains, strains, and dislocations
  • Evaluation and management of acute ankle, knee, and shoulder injuries
  • Evaluation and management of overuse injuries such as tendonitis and stress fractures
  • Onsite x-ray with interpretation
  • Onsite EKG with interpretation
  • Diagnostic ultrasound for muscle, tendon, and joint injuries
  • Ultrasound guided joint injections as well as anatomic guided joint injections
  • Fracture care to include casting/splinting
  • Bracing of joints
  • Physicals for preparticipation, school, sports and work
  • Osteopathic Manual Therapy
  • Obesity and weight loss management
  • Expert arthritis care
  • Prolotherapy injections (an injection into joints, ligaments or tendons which promotes long-term pain relief by stimulating the body's ability to repair itself)
  • Minor procedures including incision and drainage of skin abscesses, toenail removal, skin biopsies and laceration repair

Related Doctors

Peter Harris Seidenberg, MD, MA, FAAFP, FACSM, RMSK

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Charles Webb, DO

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