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Gadoury, Brian, Dc - Gadoury Chiropractic Ctr
(828) 544-0325
206 1st Ave SE
Hickory, NC
Promotion
Buy six 1-hour massage therapy sessions for $50 each, a 17% discount off our regular price.
Must be used within one year from purchase.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Thomas Robts Hill, MD
(828) 326-3870
4617 21st Street Ct NE
Hickory, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Wake Forest Baptist Med Ctr, Winston Salem, Nc; Catawba Mem Hosp, Hickory, Nc
Group Practice: Western Piedmont Anesthesiolog

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Bennie Dwayne Roberts, MD
(828) 327-8105
180 Harbor Dr
Taylorsville, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Frye Reg Med Ctr, Hickory, Nc
Group Practice: Unifour Anesthesia Associates Frye Regional Medical Center

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Paul Lafavore, M.D.
250 18th Street
Hickory, NC
 
Michelle Brown, M.D.
250 18th Street Circle
Hickory, NC
 
Lincoln Chiropractic
(704) 666-5004
108 Newbold St
Lincolnton, NC
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Paul Richard Lafavore, MD
(828) 327-8105
415 N Center St Ste 201
Hickory, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Frye Reg Med Ctr -South Campu, Hickory, Nc; Alexander Comm Hosp, Taylorsville, Nc
Group Practice: Unifour Anesthesia Associates Frye Regional Medical Center

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Hans Hansen, M.D.
37 13th Avenue NE
Hickory, NC
 
Glenn Paige, M.D.
250 18th Street
Hickory, NC
 
Hans Hansen, M.D.
3451 Graystone Place
Conover, NC
 
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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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