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Dr.Micheal OConnel
(603) 692-3166
Somersworth Physical Therapy, 255 Route 108
Somersworth, NH
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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James Robert Hay, MD
(603) 749-7246
237 Route 108
Somersworth, NH
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Steve Toscano
(603) 749-7246
Somersworth Physical Therapy, 255 Route 108
Somersworth, NH
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
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Hospital: Wentowrth Douglass
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Allen Edward Carignan, MD
(603) 778-7311
8 Eno Dr
Exeter, NH
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1995

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James McKenna, M.D.
237 Route 108 #102
Somersworth, NH
 
Dr.Simon Faynzilberg
(603) 692-3166
Somersworth Physical Therapy, 255 Route 108
Somersworth, NH
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Leah Clough
(603) 692-3166
255 New Hampshire 108
Somersworth, NH
Gender
F
Speciality
Pain Management
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Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Nathan H Jorgensen, MD
(603) 749-7246
112 Highland St
Portsmouth, NH
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover, Nh
Group Practice: Special Care Pain Consultants

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James Hay, M.D.
237 Route 108 #102
Somersworth, NH
 
James Tobin, M.D.
237 Route 108 #102
Somersworth, NH
 
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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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