Chronic Low Back Pain Treatment Godfrey IL
St Charles, MO
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Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Medical School: China Med Coll, Taichung, Taiwan (385-05 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital: Missouri Baptist Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; Christian Hosp Northeast, Saint Louis, Mo
Group Practice: Greater St Louis Pain Mngmnt
Granite City, IL
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North Aurora, IL
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Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy
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...