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David Kloth, MD
(203) 792-7246
2 Mountainview Ter Unit 1132
Danbury, CT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1987

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Jonathan T Orr, MD
(212) 423-6802
24 Hospital Ave
Danbury, CT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1989

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Hungchih Lee, MD
(203) 576-5533
2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1993

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Jeffrey M. Simon
(845) 279-5908
667 Stoneleigh Avenue
Carmel, NY
Services
Family Psychotherapy, Couples Psychotherapy, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, Biofeedback
Education Info
Doctoral Program: The New School
Credentialed Since: 1981-09-23

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Dr.Rakesh Patel
(203) 732-1580
130 Division Street #248
Ansonia, CT
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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Vincent S Lenczewski, MD
95 Locust Ave
Danbury, CT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1994

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David Charles Levi, MD
(203) 792-7246
69 Sand Pit Rd
Danbury, CT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1995

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Hedy Augenbraun
(203) 374-1055
4695 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Disability Determination or Worker Compensation Evaluation, Forensic Evaluation (e.g., mental competency evaluation), Stress Management or Pain Management, PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: U Memphis
Credentialed Since: 1985-02-05

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Dr.Rahul Anand
(203) 319-9355
52 Beach Rd # 204
Fairfield, CT
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Bridgeport
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 11, reviews.

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John Young Song, MD
(203) 852-2715
24 Stevens St
Norwalk, CT
Specialties
Family Practice, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chonnam Univ Med Sch, Kwangju, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1967

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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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