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Lake Murray Pain & Rehab
(803) 386-1956
800 Columbiana Dr
Irmo, SC
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, 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, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Dr.Ezra Riber
(803) 779-3263
2601 Laurel Street
Columbia, SC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Baptist
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 13, reviews.

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Elbert G Thornton, MD
(803) 434-6151
PO Box 1928
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Palmetto Richland Memorial Hos, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: Anesthesiology Consultants

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Franklin J. Klohn
(803) 790-9999
Klohn Psychol Svc
Columbia, SC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Psychotherapy, Family Psychotherapy, Stress Management or Pain Management, PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Alliant International University - Fresno
Credentialed Since: 1985-11-15

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Dr.E OGBURUOGBONNAY MD
(803) 788-0038
4801 Main Street
Columbia, SC
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Michael F Carter, MD
(803) 254-2394
1410 Blanding St Ste 1
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Palmetto Baptist Med Ctr -Col, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: Critical Health Systems Inc

Data Provided By:
Vincent John Degenhart, MD
(803) 254-7645
1410 Blanding St Ste 1
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Providence Hospital, Columbia, Sc; Palmetto Baptist Med Ctr -Col, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: Critical Health Systems Inc

Data Provided By:
Ronald Allen Mc Iver, DO
(843) 661-6883
PO Box 1799
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1977

Data Provided By:
Rudolph H De Jong, MD
(803) 434-6151
5 Richland Medical Park Dr
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1955
Hospital
Hospital: Palmetto Richland Memorial Hos, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: Anesthesiology Consultants

Data Provided By:
Eleanya Ogburu Ogbonnaya, MD
Columbia, SC
Specialties
Neurology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Cetec, Sch Of Med, Santo Domingo, Dom Rep (Closed 1984)
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Providence Hospital, Columbia, Sc

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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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