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Dr.Sanghamitra Basu
(702) 362-7246
999 Adams Boulevard #102
Boulder City, NV
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F
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Pain Management
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.9, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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CLINTON Thomas GOTT, MD
(702) 731-1960
14 Hummingbird Cir
Henderson, NV
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1970

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Dr.Michael Fishell
(702) 932-0606
10561 Jeffreys Street
Henderson, NV
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M
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Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Pain Management
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.2, out of 5 based on 13, reviews.

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Raimundo Francisco Leon, MD
2080 E Flamingo Rd Ste 309
Las Vegas, NV
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Anesthesiology, Pain Management
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Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: St Rose Dominican Hospital, Henderson, Nv; Summerlin Hospital Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv

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Michael Anthony Prater, MD
(702) 731-2642
2080 E Flamingo Rd Ste 309
Las Vegas, NV
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Anesthesiology, Pain Management
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Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr.BRIAN LE
(702) 676-2000
Ste 104, 6301 Mountain Vista Street
Henderson, NV
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M
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Pain Management
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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CLINTON Thomas GOTT, MD
(702) 891-0378
14 Hummingbird Cir
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1970

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Michael L Fishell, MD
(702) 564-4440
866 Housy Drive
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1990

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Maryanne Phillips, MD
4250 East Blananca Road
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Tech De Santiago (Utesa), Esc De Med, Santiago
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Joseph Lee
(702) 474-6300
6725 S Eastern Ave # 6
Las Vegas, NV
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M
Speciality
Pain Management
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.2, out of 5 based on 2, 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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