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South Main Chiropractic and Wellness
(336) 799-0944
813 S Main St
Lexington, NC
Promotion
No Charge Initial Consultation!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Richard Lee Rauck, MD
(336) 714-6400
145 Kimel Park Dr Ste 330
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Wake Forest Baptist Med Ctr, Winston Salem, Nc
Group Practice: Wake Forest University Baptist

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Dr.James North
(336) 765-6181
145 Kimel Park Dr # 300
Winston Salem, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Forsythe
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Michael Wesley Wofford, MD
Medical Center Blvd,
Winston Salem, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1968

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William James McCann
(336) 703-1883
Piedmont Plaza Two
Winston-Salem, NC
Services
Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Individual Psychotherapy, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Primary Care
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Antioch University New England
Credentialed Since: 2002-07-24

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Suresh Jagannath Penkar, MD
(336) 766-9924
4206 Gardenspring Dr
Clemmons, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Forsyth Mem Hosp, Winston Salem, Nc; Medical Park Hospital, Winston Salem, Nc
Group Practice: Piedmont Anesthesia & Pain

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Kevin E. Wilson
(336) 760-2105
145 Kimel Park Dr, Ste 370
Winston-Salem, NC
Services
Stress Management or Pain Management, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Individual Psychotherapy, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Biofeedback
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: DePaul University
Credentialed Since: 1984-12-27

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Dr.David OBrien
(336) 768-1270
170 Kimel Park Drive
Winston Salem, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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David Reese O'Brien Jr, MD
(317) 588-7130
170 Kimel Park Dr
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Forsyth Mem Hosp, Winston Salem, Nc
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Specialists Of The Carolinas Pa

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Tiffini Anne Sheldon-Morris
(336) 764-2094
552 Old Cypress Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Disability Determination or Worker Compensation Evaluation
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Florida Institute of Technology
Credentialed Since: 2005-08-08

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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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