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Dr.Michael Steuer
(662) 349-9990
122 Airways Place
Southaven, MS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.8, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Michael Edward Steuer, MD
(662) 349-9990
122 Airways Pl
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1987

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William R. Gentry
(901) 754-9688
1922 Exeter Road
Germantown, TN
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Hypnosis or Hypnotherapy, PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Stress Management or Pain Management, Couples Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Georgia
Credentialed Since: 1982-11-01

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Doralina L Anghelescu, MD
(901) 495-4034
1586 Holly Hill Dr
Germantown, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Inst De Med Si Farm, Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
Graduation Year: 1985

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W. Craif Clark, M.D.
55 Physician Lane
Southaven, MA
 
Winston Craig Clark, MD
(662) 349-5660
55 Physicians Ln Ste 1
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Neurological Surgery, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp-Desoto, Southaven, Ms; Methodist Univ Hosp, Memphis, Tn; St Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tn; Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Neurosurgical Center

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Alan Jeffrey Kraus, MD
(901) 754-3365
2120 Exeter Rd Ste 100
Germantown, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982

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Carlos Eric Rivera, MD
(901) 850-7927
1400 S Germantown Rd
Germantown, TN
Specialties
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1996

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Sheena E. Rose
(901) 759-0984
1922 Exeter Road
Germantown, TN
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: U Memphis
Credentialed Since: 1998-11-23

Data Provided By:
Alan Kraus, M.D.
1635 S. Germantown Rd
Germantown, TN
 
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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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