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Central Chiropractic
(336) 484-1956
1313 N Elm St
Greensboro, NC
Promotion
Preliminary examination and consultation are free, even without insurance! Come find out if chiropractic can help you, free of charge.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Vivian Barnette
(336) 289-5934
100 E. Lake Drive
Greensboro, NC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Psychoeducational Evaluation
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Western Michigan University
Credentialed Since: 2011-08-12

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E J Oddono Jr, MD
(336) 272-8495
3625 N Elm St Ste 110A
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Pisa, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Pisa, Italy
Graduation Year: 1988

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Charlene Edwards, MD
(336) 286-3760
5105 Bearberry Pt
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1989

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Kevin Lewis Speight, MD
(336) 878-6045
2205 Porsha Ln
High Point, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: High Point Regional Hospital, High Point, Nc; Rowan Reg Med Ctr, Salisbury, Nc
Group Practice: Carolina Anesthesiology

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Advanced Health
(336) 283-3394
4405 Landview Dr # B
Greensboro, NC
Hours
Monday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Wesley D. Hood
(336) 370-4799
618 W Cornwallis Dr
Greensboro, NC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Psychological Assessment, Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Ball State University
Credentialed Since: 1975-03-14

Data Provided By:
E J Oddono, MD
(336) 282-4840
3625 N Elm St Ste 110A
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Pisa, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Pisa, Italy
Graduation Year: 1988

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Michael Van Der Kar Kirch
(336) 803-2205
Cornerstone Behavioral Medicine
High Point, NC
Services
Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Hypnosis or Hypnotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Binghamton University/SUNY
Credentialed Since: 2004-02-27

Data Provided By:
Eric Todd Moser, MD
(336) 802-2082
624 Quaker Ln Ste 206C
High Point, NC
Specialties
Neurology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: High Point Regional Hospital, High Point, Nc
Group Practice: Cornerstone Health Care; High Point Neurosurgical Assoc

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New Insight on Chronic Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common problem among the young and old alike. From athletes to middle-aged adults to seniors, knee pain can develop suddenly. There are many potential causes owing to the fact that there can be ligament involvement, cartilage tears, muscle strains, cysts, arthritis, and more.

Most of the time, knee pain is felt in the front of the knee or along either side. Posteromedial pain (inside back corner) is less common and more puzzling -- especially when it lasts a long time.

The authors of this article bring to our attention the possible causes of posteromedial knee pain. In particular, the focus is on one that is infrequent but should be considered: semimembranosus tendinopathy.

The semimembranosus muscle is part of what you might know otherwise as the hamstring muscle. It is made up of three separate but conjoined parts. This portion starts at the base of your sit bone (called the ischial tuberosity).

It travels down from the pelvis to the knee and inserts right along the posteromedial corner. The job of the semimembranosus is to flex or bend the knee. If you feel under the knee while in the sitting position you'll be able to feel the tendon easily.

Overuse of this muscle from sports activities or degeneration from overuse with age is the underlying cause in two age groups: young endurance athletes and middle-aged (and older) adults. The diagnosis can be elusive.

In older adults, there are often many changes in the knee going on at the same time. They could have semimembranosus tendinopathy and bursitis or a meniscal tear or bone spurs rubbing against various tendons. Sometimes they have combinations of pathologies.

No matter the age of the affected individual, the symptoms are the same. Pain is localized right to the posteromedial aspect of the knee. The pain gets worse with activities that involve using the hamstring muscle to bend the knee.

For athletes, pain may come on after increasing their training (e.g., running or cycling). For older adults, it could be associated with going down stairs, walking, or any activity that requires full knee flexion.

A careful examination is necessary to pinpoint and isolate the problem to the semimembranosus tendon. The examiner will look at the overall posture to see what biomechanical problems might be contributing to the problem. Besides palpation (feeling where the pain is located), there are a few clinical tests that can be performed to help make the diagnosis.

The use of imaging studies may help. X-rays don't usually show anything to suggest a problem with the muscles so the physician must rely on MRIs or even better, bone scans and ultrasound. It's a tough little area of the knee to really get a view of what's going on -- even with arthroscopy, the problem isn't easily visible.

When the surgeon can see evidence of a problem, it's usually the presence of fluid around the bursa in that area of the knee or a thickening of the tendon. Sometimes breakd...

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