Chronic Low Back Pain Treatment Mishawaka IN

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Active Health & Wellness Center
(574) 310-8032
3027 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN
Promotion
Accepts all forms of insurance and will make sure that your care and treatment comes first.
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
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, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Paul W. Macellari
(574) 254-9200
229 Red Coach Drive
Mishawaka, IN
Services
Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Northwestern University
Credentialed Since: 1991-11-18

Data Provided By:
K Gregory Lucchesi, MD
(574) 523-3193
1513 E Jackson Blvd
Elkhart, IN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Northwestern Mem Hosp, Chicago, Il
Group Practice: Northern IN Anesthesia Svcs

Data Provided By:
Christian J Losch III, DO
(219) 264-9851
913 E Beardsley Ave
Elkhart, IN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Elkhart Gen Hosp, Elkhart, In

Data Provided By:
Steven Posar, M.D.
310 North Ironwood
South Bend, IN
 
Dr.RALPH CARBONE
(574) 257-0621
Preventive Medicine, PC, 212 W Edison Rd # B
Mishawaka, IN
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Rosa Marquez Navarro, MD
(574) 232-8119
16795 Woodland Hills Dr S
Granger, IN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided By:
Jarrod David Friedman, MD
(800) 211-8181
2310 California Rd
Elkhart, IN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1998

Data Provided By:
Paul J. Yoder
(574) 533-1234
330 Lakeview Drive
Goshen, IN
Services
Psychological Assessment, Forensic Evaluation (e.g., mental competency evaluation), PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Western Michigan University
Credentialed Since: 1986-01-31

Data Provided By:
Joseph G Glazier, M.D,
2104 Ironwood Cir
South Bend, IN
 
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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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