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Parent Chiropractic Ctr
(603) 965-7142
184 Mammoth Rd
Londonderry, NH
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Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Eduardo William Quesada, MD
(603) 663-2215
49 Kensington Ln
Bedford, NH
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1991

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Gerard J Hevern, MD
(603) 485-7861
PO Box 9001
Suncook, NH
Specialties
Family Practice, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Catholic Med Ctr, Manchester, Nh; Elliot Hosp, Manchester, Nh; Veterans Affairs Med Ctr, Manchester, Nh
Group Practice: Suncook Family Health Ctr

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Dr.David Tung
(603) 424-8866
1 Mound Court
Merrimack, NH
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Dr. O´connell´s Paincare Centers
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Stephen Dainesi, M.D.
100 McGregor Street
Manchester, NH
 
Joseph Thomas Hyatt, MD
23 Puritan Dr
Bedford, NH
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1994

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Syed Asim Razvi, MD
(603) 623-4640
1 Elliot Way Ste 200
Manchester, NH
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1994

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Julie L Sramcik, MD
(603) 224-4776
169 Portsmouth St Unit 30
Concord, NH
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Concord Hosp, Concord, Nh
Group Practice: Anesthesia Associates Prof

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David Mevorach, M.D.
100 McGregor Street
Manchester, NH
 
Ronald Kennedy, M.D.
100 McGregor Street
Manchester, 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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