Chronic Low Back Pain Treatment Madison AL

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Alabama Chiropractic Back Pain Clinic
(256) 715-2268
4835 Sparkman Dr NW
Huntsville , AL
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, 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, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

John Richard Roberts, MD
(256) 350-4902
927 Franklin St SE
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1993

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James Michael George
(256) 882-1178
600 Whitesport Drive
Huntsville, AL
Services
Stress Management or Pain Management, Psychological Assessment, Couples Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
Credentialed Since: 2000-01-03

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Morris Lee Scherlis, MD
927 Franklin St SE
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1990

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Carol P. Walker
(256) 535-2322
P.O. Box 4647
Huntsville, AL
Services
Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Psychological Assessment, Stress Management or Pain Management, Disability Determination or Worker Compensation Evaluation
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Alabama - Birmingham
Credentialed Since: 1997-07-31

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Eric Seemann
256.533.1970 (Practice), 824.232
301 Sparkman Dr, MH 335
Huntsville, AL
Services
Psychological Assessment, Stress Management or Pain Management, Individual Psychotherapy, Child Custody Evaluation, Forensic Evaluation (e.g., mental competency evaluation)
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Louisiana Tech University
Credentialed Since: 2006-02-15

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Dr.Morris Scherlis
(256) 265-7246
Suite 400 201 Governors Drive, Governors Medical Tower
Huntsville, AL
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.JOHN ROBERTS
(256) 265-7246
201 Governors Dr SW #400
Huntsville, AL
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Shelinder Aggarwal
808 Turner Street Southwest
Huntsville, AL
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, Alabama
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.7, out of 5 based on 20, reviews.

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Kenneth Dean Willis, MD
(256) 882-2003
600 Whitesport Cir SW Ste A
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Crestwood Med Ctr, Huntsville, Al
Group Practice: Alabama Pain Ctr

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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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