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Donna Marie Holder, MD
(318) 681-7450
10 Dover Cir
Bossier City, LA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Willis -Knighton Med Ctr, Shreveport, La; Summit Hospital Of N W Louisia, Bossier City, La
Group Practice: Pain Care Consultants

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Ross B Nelson III, MD
(318) 681-7450
1801 Fairfield Ave
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Willis -Knighton Med Ctr, Shreveport, La; Christus Schumpert Med Ctr, Shreveport, La
Group Practice: Pain Care Consultants

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Harsh Sachdeva, MD
(318) 798-5831
9009 Klondike Ct
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Of Med Scis, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1992

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Frank Glenn Sholte, MD
(318) 222-4967
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1975

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Randall Peyton Brewer, MD
457 Ashley Ridge Blvd
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1993

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Mary Elise Mc Williams, MD
(318) 861-0895
4300 Youree Dr Ste 250
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Neurology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Willis -Knighton Med Ctr, Shreveport, La

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Dr.Ross Nelson
(318) 629-5505
1500 Line Ave # 202
Shreveport, LA
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.William Whyte
(318) 221-7246
457 Ashley Ridge Boulevard
Shreveport, LA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.4, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Randall Charles Cork, MD
(318) 675-5300
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Willis -Knighton Med Ctr, Shreveport, La; Christus Schumpert Med Ctr, Shreveport, La; L S U Med Ctr, Shreveport, La
Group Practice: Summit Hospital Of North La

Data Provided By:
Charles Armistead, J.r, M.D.
4300 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA
 
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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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