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Dr.Scott Jahnke
(406) 755-4488
3 Meridian Court, Kalispell
Kalispell, MT
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.5, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.Steven Martini
(406) 756-8488
All Families Healthcare, 1060 North Meridian Road
Kalispell, MT
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.2, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Janice K. Gray, M.D.
695 1st Avenue WN
Kalispell, MT
 
Rank Collier, M.D.
1355 Columbia Avenue
Whitfish, MT
 
James David Hinde, MD
(406) 455-5490
1300 28th St S Ste 9A
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1976

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Pamela Roberts Oehrtman, MD
(406) 752-8433
430 Windward Way
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Family Practice, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Kalispell Regional Hospital, Kalispell, Mt
Group Practice: Big Sky Family Medicine

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Karen R. Ladanye
(406) 755-1232
38 E Washington St, Ste 7
Kalispell, MT
Services
Stress Management or Pain Management, Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Utah State University
Credentialed Since: 1993-11-05

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Steven Martini, M.D.
1281 Burns Way
Kalispell, MT
 
We Care Chiropractic
(406) 577-1152
804 N 19th Ave
Bozeman, MT
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Hours
Monday 7:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 7:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

John Alden Hatheway, MD
2827 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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