Chronic Low Back Pain Treatment Bettendorf IA

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Victor Joe Barney, MD
(563) 742-2200
4581 Amber Ct
Bettendorf, IA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr.Ronny Kafiluddi
(563) 332-2152
4550 E 53rd St # 100
Davenport, IA
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Robert Joseph Chesser, MD
(309) 788-0775
2570 24th St Ste 125
Rock Island, IL
Specialties
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Trinity Med Ctr -West Campus, Rock Island, Il; Illini Hosp, Silvis, Il

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Christine Deignan, M.D.
2535 Maplecrest Road
Bettendorf, IA
 
Joseph Azer, M.D.
4701 Kennedy Drive
E. Moline, IL
 
Ronny Kafiluddi, MD
(563) 324-8160
2535 Maplecrest Rd Ste 12
Bettendorf, IA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Languages
Dutch, French, German
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Genesis Med Ctr, Davenport, Ia
Group Practice: Anesthesia & Analgesia

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Janis D. Smith
(563) 421-2390
Genesis Med Ctr, Rehab Ofc
Davenport, IA
Services
Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Stress Management or Pain Management, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Georgia
Credentialed Since: 2000-07-17

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Yasser Faragalla Shaheen, MD
204 Pheasant Ridge Dr
Albany, IL
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1992

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John Doolely, M.D.
3400 Dexter Court
Davenport, IA
 
Michael Miniter, M.D.
500 Valley View Drive
Moline, IL
 
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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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