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Action Chiropractic
(615) 953-0128
6410 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, 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, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Benj Wilbur Johnson, MD
(615) 327-9543
2410 Patterson St Ste 500
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1980

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John Weeks Culclasure, MD
(615) 327-9543
1916 Patterson St
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1983

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Benj Wilbur Johnson Jr, MD
(615) 936-1206
Dept Of Anesthesiology
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Horizon Med Ctr, Dickson, Tn; Vanderbilt Med Ctr, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Primary Care Pain Relief Ctr

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William Stephen Long, MD
5651 Frist Blvd
Hermitage, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1984

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Kenneth E Bartholomew, MD
(615) 356-3999
3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 590
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Hendersonville Hospital, Hendersonvlle, Tn
Group Practice: Premier Radiology

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Thomas Colwell Thomas, MD
(615) 327-7870
110 29th Ave N Ste 202
Nashville, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: St Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tn
Group Practice: Anesthesia Medical Grp

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Lynn S. Walker
(615) 936-8006
Vanderbilt Children's Hspt, Adolescent Health
Nashville, TN
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Languages Spoken
Spanish
Education Info
Doctoral Program: George Peabody Teachers College
Credentialed Since: 1994-12-05

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Dr.Sukdeb Datta
(615) 322-3000
1310 24th Ave S # 116A
Nashville, TN
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Vanderbilt Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.Myron Towns
(615) 973-2933
2416 21st Avenue South, Ste 206
Nashville, TN
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, 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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