Dr. Randall Brewer

Airs Thursday, February 4, at 6 p.m. Join host Dr. Randall Brewer for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. O’Neal Cooper, Orthopedic Surgeon with Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana; and Michelle Allison, Certified Hand Therapist and Occupational Therapist with Orthopedic Specialists of Louisiana, will be our guests to discuss disorders of the hands and upper extremities. Your questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublic radio.

  Airs Thursday, January 21, at 6 p.m. Tune in for Health Maters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host this Health Matters to talk about epilepsy, types of seizures, and the latest treatments. He will be joined in the studio by Dr. Rosario Reil-Romero, Professor of Clinical Neurology and Pediatrics and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurology, LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport; and Dr. Jessica Wilden, Assistant Professor Director of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport; and Dr.

Airs Thursday, January 10, at 6 p.m. Chronic pain can make even small tasks difficult. Host Dr. Sanford Katz will be joined by guests Dr. Randall Brewer, Neurologist, Dr. Steven Abney, Clinical Psychologist, both with River Cities Interventional Pain Specialists, and Dr. Lee Rielly, Physical Therapist and Program Director at Willis Knighton Spine Institute. They will discuss what it’s like to live with chronic pain and what treatments are available. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

  Aired Thursday, December 10, at 6 p.m. Something as simple as breathing isn’t easy for those with COPD or other chronic respiratory illnesses. On this Health Matters Dr. Randall Brewer hosted a discussion on respiratory health. He’ll was joined by Dr. Himanchu Desai (Dehsigh) with Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists in Shreveport; Karen Wells, Respiratory Therapist with Willis-Knighton Health System; and Jarrod Mitchell, Coordinator for Cardiac Rehabilitation for the Willis-Knighton Health System. Your calls were taken at 1-800-552-8502.

Airs Thursday, November 26 at 6 p.m. For this Health Matters, Dr. Randall Brewer hosts a pre-recorded edition of with guests Jennfer Utley, dietitian with Willis-Knighton Health System, and Libby Burkhalter, personal trainer and group exercise specialist. They will provide tips for diet, exercise, and healthy eating especially related to the holiday season.