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James Dale Toombs, MD
(573) 256-2245
1413 Dunbar Dr
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Family Practice, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 2000

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Dr.Ebby Varghese
(573) 884-7100
3211 S Providence Rd # C
Columbia, MO
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Rusk Rehabilitation Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Wiley Miller, PhD
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO
 
Elizabeth Allemann, M.D.
1200 Fay Street
Columbia, MO
 
First Capitol Chiropractic & Rehab
(636) 299-0979
605 First Capitol Dr
St Charles, MO
Promotion
Accident? In Pain? Free exam, X-rays & 3 aqua massages w/ donation to our Youth in Need fundraiser. We can help w/ back/neck pain, headaches, whiplash, pinched nerves, carpal tunnel, arthritis, auto accident injuries & work injuries.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Amtul J Sami, MD
(573) 882-2568
409 S Village Cir
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1976

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Keshav Shivram Joshi, MD
1 Hospital Drive,
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1971

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Mark Starr, M.D.
201 W. Broadway
Columbia, MO
 
Joseph Meyer, M.D.
1605 E. Broadway
Columbia, MO
 
Hendricks Chiropractic
(314) 334-3429
2901 Union Rd. Suite 200
Saint Louis, MO
Promotion
New Patient Exam for only $20 ($100 value)

-includes consultation, exam and 2 xrays
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

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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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