Chronic Low Back Pain Treatment Aztec NM

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Shariq Latif, MD
(505) 326-6400
1943 Hollyhock Cir
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr.THADDEUS RAY
(505) 326-7246
904 East 20th Street
Farmington, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Alpha & Omega Chiropractor
(575) 551-7250
1123 Mechem Dr
Ruidoso, NM
Promotion
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Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Personal Injury

Rio Pecos Chiro Wellness
(575) 224-6434
2424 Bonita St
Carlsbad, NM
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Marc Slonimski, MD
1213 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1997

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Jan Andeas Gotta, MD
(505) 326-6400
2715 Parque de Oeste Dr
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Univ, Med Fak, Frankfurt, Ger (407-23 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1993

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David Paul Goldstein, MD
(505) 326-6400
1407 Williams Dr
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: San Juan Reg Med Ctr, Farmington, Nm
Group Practice: Four Corners Anesthesia Pa; Four Corners Anesthesia At Ambulatory Surgery Ctr

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Plum Tree Hollistic Healthcare for Kids
(505) 695-7211
460 St. Michael's Dr St 602
Santa Fe, NM
Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

William Laing Johnson, MD
(505) 867-2480
6 Calle Cumbre
Placitas, NM
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Thomas Whalen
(505) 246-9190
8314 Kaseman Court Northeast
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adults

Back pain in older adults is a common problem. In fact, up to half of all adults over the age of 65 report some type of body pain. Pain of any kind can decrease function and threaten the independence of seniors.

But with other illnesses, problems sleeping, and difficulty with mobility, it can be difficult to tell how much back pain contributes to disability in older adults. That's the focus of this study from the University of Pittsburgh.

Two groups of older adults were compared. All were mentally aware and alert. One group had moderate pain for at least three months. The second (control) group was pain-free. Each person was assessed thoroughly. Twenty-two measures of physical and mental health were collected.

The two groups were equal in terms of age, gender, and education. In comparing the two groups, the researchers found major differences in function. Eight of the 22 measures could explain the differences between the two groups. These included self-reported function, mood, and body mass index (BMI).

Other significant measures were severity of disc disease and ability to repeatedly rotate the trunk or reach forward without losing balance. All of these results show that older adults with chronic low back pain have decreased function compared with those who are pain-free.

The authors conclude that doctors can use these eight specific measures to assess older adults for loss of function caused by low back pain. Some of the tasks (repetitive trunk rotati...

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