Chronic Low Back Pain Treatment Minot ND

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Robert Accom Hamilton, MD
(701) 240-3547
119 6th St NW
Minot, ND
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1978

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Mark Bell, M.D.
307 5th Ave. SE
Minot, ND
 
Family Health Chiropractic, PC
(701) 425-0916
117 E Century Ave
Bismarck, ND
Promotion
10 Percent Off all Innate Choice Vitamins
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Dr.Majid Ghazi
(701) 234-4811
1720 University Dr S
Fargo, ND
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Meritcare Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.1, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Michael Lor Quast, MD
(701) 250-7352
439 Arabian Pl
Bismarck, ND
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1997

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Stephan Podrygula
(701) 852-9113
Psychol Svcs, P.C.
Minot, ND
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Stress Management or Pain Management, Couples Psychotherapy, Forensic Evaluation (e.g., mental competency evaluation), Child Custody Evaluation
Languages Spoken
French,Ukrainian
Education Info
Doctoral Program: U No Dakota
Credentialed Since: 1984-07-20

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Matthew Magnino, M.D.
1 Burdick Exp W.
Minot, ND
 
Gary Neil Johnson, MD
(701) 530-7500
810 E Rosser Ave Ste 302
Bismarck, ND
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of British Columbia, Fac Of Med, Vancouver, Bc, Canada
Graduation Year: 1969

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Richard J. Moser
(701) 234-3100
Sanford Professional Bldg
Fargo, ND
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: U No Dakota
Credentialed Since: 1975-02-21

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Patricia George Pearson, MD
(701) 232-5144
8501 University Dr S
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Meritcare Med Ctr, Fargo, Nd
Group Practice: Meritcare Pain Management 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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