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R David Cannon, MD
(479) 750-6694
601 W Maple Ave Ste 101
Springdale, AR
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Brent Weilert
(479) 463-3000
3336 North Futrall Drive
Fayetteville, AR
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Medical Associates Of Nwa
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.3, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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John N. Marr
(501) 575-0868
7 Colt Square
Fayetteville, AR
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Stress Management or Pain Management, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder)
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Michigan State University
Credentialed Since: 1975-02-26

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Wil R McCauley, D.C.
609 SW 8th Street, Suite 600
Bentonville, AR
 
David Cannon, M.D.
609 W. Maple Avenue
Springdale, AR
 
Dr.Cathy Luo
(479) 587-1753
350 E Millsap Rd
Fayetteville, AR
Gender
F
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.ROBERT CANNON
(479) 582-2800
3873 N Parkview Dr #3
Fayetteville, AR
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Marvin Carl Covey Jr, MD
(501) 803-4848
PO Box 3750
Fayetteville, AR
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: St Vincent Rehabilitation Hosp, Sherwood, Ar; Baptist Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar

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Doty Murphy, M.D.
326 North Bloomington
Lowell, AR
 
D. Wayne Brooks, M.D.
601 West Maple
Springdale, AR
 
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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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