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A D C Chiropractic Clinic
(770) 904-1657
275 Pearl Nix Pwky
Gainesville, GA
Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Duane Monroe Johnson
(770) 831-1912
2381 Mayfield Way Court
Buford, GA
Services
Health Services Consultation to Business or Organizations, Stress Management or Pain Management, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Minnesota
Credentialed Since: 1975-03-12

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Kathryn E Herndon, MD
(770) 503-7222
530 Spring St SE
Gainesville, GA
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1986

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John Lee Givogre, MD
(770) 503-7222
530 Spring St SE
Gainesville, GA
Specialties
Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1989

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Rachel Lacy
(770) 722-7827
1805 Herrington Road
Lawrenceville, GA
Services
Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment, Clinical Neuropsychological Intervention, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Disability Determination or Worker Compensation Evaluation, Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Argosy University - Atlanta
Credentialed Since: 2004-12-30

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Discover Family Wellness
(678) 568-9990
1860 Duluth Hwy 103
Lawrenceville, GA
Promotion
Free Consultation & Check Up, including a 10 minute mechanical massage.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, 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, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

John Lee Givogre, MD
(770) 297-0356
1120 Springdale Rd
Gainesville, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1989

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Kathryn Richter Herndon, MD
(770) 503-7222
530 Spring St SE
Gainesville, GA
Specialties
Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Lanier Park Hosp, Gainesville, Ga; Northeast Georgia Med Ctr, Gainesville, Ga
Group Practice: Georgia Pain Medicine Spec

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Christopher D Whitson, MD
(770) 532-7179
1488 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE
Gainesville, GA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Northeast Georgia Med Ctr, Gainesville, Ga
Group Practice: Anesthesia Assoc-Gainesville

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Gurudatt Krishna Setty, MD
(770) 963-9905
5233 Brendlynn Dr
Suwanee, GA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dr Br Ambedkar Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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