Chronic Low Back Pain Treatment Beckley WV

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Cecil C Graham, MD
(304) 253-8453
321 Dry Hill Rd
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Hospital, Bluefield, Wv
Group Practice: Raleigh Anesthesia Associates General Hospital; Raleigh Anesthesia Associates Inc

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Robert Blok, M.D.
1007 S. Oakwood Ave
Beckley, WV
 
Vibrant Life Chiropractic
(304) 397-0992
1313 Quarrier St Suite A
Charleston, WV
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Chiropractors, Holistic Chiropractic Care

Ahmet Husamettin Ozturk, MD
(304) 526-2343
2115 Wiltshire Blvd
Huntington, WV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ege Univ, Tip Fak, Izmir, Turkey
Graduation Year: 1977

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Dr.Phillip Fisher
(304) 736-2981
3554 U.S. 60
Barboursville, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.9, out of 5 based on 10, reviews.

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Shishir H Shah, MD
(304) 252-2100
26 Timber Ridge Dr
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Gujarat Univ, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1987

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Wilfrido Tolentino, M.D.
365 Harper Park Drive
Berkley, WV
 
Charleston Chiropractic Ctr
(304) 207-0917
1202 Virginia St E
Charleston, WV
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
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

Kenneth Francis Mc Neil, MD
(304) 346-9400
113 Falls Run Rd
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Greenbrier Valley Med Ctr, Ronceverte, Wv; Herbert J Thomas Memorial Hosp, S Charleston, Wv; St Francis Hospital, Charleston, Wv; Putnam General Hospital, Hurricane, Wv
Group Practice: Professional Anesthesia Services Incorporated

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Ahmet Husamettin Ozturk, MD
(304) 526-4551
PO Box 8166
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ege Univ, Tip Fak, Izmir, Turkey
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Cabell Huntington Hosp, Huntington, Wv
Group Practice: Cabell Huntington Pain Mgmt

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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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