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Dr.MANONMANI ANTONY
(302) 629-0850
240 Beiser Boulevard #201
Dover, DE
Gender
F
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Irene C Mavrakakis, MD
(302) 678-8100
1074 S State St
Dover, DE
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1993

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Manonmani Antony, Md
(302) 734-7246
742 S GOVERNORS AVE 4
Dover, DE
Specialty
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Interventional
Associated Hospitals
Delaware Coastal Anesthesia, Llc , Professional Anesthesia Services, Llc , Regional Medical Associates, Pa

tammie l mcnatt, painmanagement
207 kentwood dr
dover, DE
 
Eugene Godfrey
(302) 346-3171
100 SCULL TERRACEDOVER SURGICENTER
Dover, DE
Specialty
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Interventional

Robert S Friedman, MD
640 S State St
Dover, DE
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1976

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Ameer Nazim, MD
6 E Camden Wyoming Ave
Camden Wyoming, DE
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1982

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Ganesh Balu, M.D.
1001 S. Bradford Street #10
Dover, DE
 
Robert J. Varipapa, M.D.
1074 South State Street
Dover, DE
 
Pavan Malik, Md
(302) 733-0806
640 SOUTH STATE STREET
Dover, DE
Specialty
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Interventional
Associated Hospitals
Velez Corporation , Pain Control Center Of Pittsburgh Inc , Bay Anesthesia Associates Llc , Mt Pleasant Surgery Center Lp

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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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