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Edson O Parker III, MD
(702) 878-8252
4500 W Oakey Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Valley Hosp Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv; Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Pain Institute Of Nevada

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Edson O Parker, MD
(702) 474-9420
PO Box 29209
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1978

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Daniel Lewis Burkhead, MD
(702) 316-2281
3110 S Rainbow Blvd Ste 101
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Valley Hosp Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv; Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Summit Anesthesia Consultants

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Dr.Godwin Maduka
(702) 880-4193
3835 South Jones Boulevard #104
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.0, out of 5 based on 14, reviews.

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Dr.BRANDON SON NGUYEN
(702) 880-4193
3835 South Jones Boulevard #104
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Upinder Singh, MD
(607) 763-5484
2316 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Punjabi Univ, Patiala, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: United Health Svc -Wilson Hos, Johnson City, Ny
Group Practice: United Medical Associates

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Danial Olen Laird, MD
(702) 380-8111
5450 W Sahara Ave Ste 340
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1991

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James Gelsin Marx, MD
(702) 878-4568
608 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Lake Mead Hospital, N Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: James G Marx Ltd

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Dr.Daniel Fabito
(702) 990-4530
3835 S Jones Blvd # 104
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.7, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Dr.Joseph Gnoyski
(702) 869-5270
Las Vegas Pain Institute \x26 Medical Center LLC, 3835 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Valley Hosp Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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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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