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Dr. Cindy Burke DC
(248) 581-8940
72 S Washington St # 202
Oxford, MI
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 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, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

R C Ravikumar, MD
1 Hurley Plz
Flint, MI
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1990

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Renee Antoinette Baugh, MD
(313) 966-6940
635 Charing Cross Dr
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Lapeer Regional Hospital, Lapeer, Mi; Mc Laren Reg Med Ctr, Flint, Mi
Group Practice: Mich Medical Anesthesiology Pc

Data Provided By:
Heather A. Kirkpatrick
(810) 762-4727
4255 Beecher Road
Flint, MI
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Stress Management or Pain Management, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Gender Issues (MenÆs/WomenÆs Issues)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Credentialed Since: 2001-04-16

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James V Bandy, DO
(810) 606-6499
7717 Somerhill Ln
Clarkston, MI
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1993

Data Provided By:
Mark E. Vogel
(810) 715-4616
1460 N Center Road
Burton, MI
Services
Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Individual Psychotherapy, Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Alliant International University - Los Angeles
Credentialed Since: 1990-10-09

Data Provided By:
Rama D K Rao, MD
(810) 732-8120
1100 S Linden Rd
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Genesys Regional Med Center, Grand Blanc, Mi

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Dr.Rama Rao
(810) 732-8120
Ste F, G4007 West Court Street
Flint, MI
Gender
F
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.4, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

Data Provided By:
James Clifford Culver, MD
(810) 720-8900
PO Box 320098
Flint, MI
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Laren Reg Med Ctr, Flint, Mi; Genesys Regional Med Center, Grand Blanc, Mi

Data Provided By:
Lawrence Walny, M.D.
1 Genesys Parkway
Grand Blanc, MI
 
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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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