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Dennis E. Ahern
(801) 387-5600
5030 Harrison Blvd
Ogden, UT
Services
Substance-Related Disorder (e.g., abuse or dependency involving drug/alcohol), PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Languages Spoken
Portuguese
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Utah State University
Credentialed Since: 1987-04-06

Data Provided By:
Timothy Scott Houden, MD
(801) 398-6111
4335 Harrison Blvd Ste D
Ogden, UT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Kay-Dee Hospital Center, Ogden, Ut
Group Practice: Spine Care & Pain Management

Data Provided By:
William Matt Clark, MD
(801) 588-3270
100 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1982

Data Provided By:
Stephen Patrick Lordon, MD
(801) 268-7725
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Cottonwood Hosp Med Ctr, Murray, Ut; St Marks Hospital, Salt Lake Cty, Ut
Group Practice: St Marks Pain Management

Data Provided By:
David James Peifer, MD
(801) 584-1226
Salt Lk Va Hosp PM & R
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr, Salt Lake Cty, Ut
Group Practice: Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr

Data Provided By:
Daniel Scott Stanley, MD
(801) 621-7504
2733 Fillmore Ave
Ogden, UT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1984

Data Provided By:
Lynn Roy Webster, MD
(801) 261-4988
1285 3rd Ave
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Salt Lake Reg Med Ctr, Salt Lake Cty, Ut; L D S Hospital, Salt Lake Cty, Ut
Group Practice: Alpine Medical Group

Data Provided By:
Holger T Hennig, MD
1050 E South Temple
Salt Lake Cty, UT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Wurzburg, Med Fak, Wurzburg, Germany (407-20 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1992

Data Provided By:
Mark Miles Passey, MD
(801) 933-4951
48 W Broadway
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1980

Data Provided By:
Sujnani Adkoli, MD
50 N Medical Dr # 3C444
Salt Lake Cty, UT
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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