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Habighorst Chiropractic, S.C.
(920) 659-0977
1981 Midway Rd, Ste A
Menasha, WI
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Free Consultation
Hours
Monday 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Donald James Mc Donald, MD
(920) 233-0375
1283 Bayshore Dr
Oshkosh, WI
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1983

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Amy Christine Yeatman, DO
(920) 223-1940
3086 Buttercup Rd
Neenah, WI
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Lake Erie Coll Of Osteo Med, Erie, Pa 16509
Graduation Year: 1999

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Randall Schultz, M.D.
2700 W. 9th Ave
Oshkosh, WI
 
Stephen Peters, M.D.
925 S. Park avenue
Neenah, WI
 
Kristen J. Henke
(920) 236-1850
Mercy Medical Center, Outpt Rehab Srvs
Oshkosh, WI
Services
Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Individual Psychotherapy, Stress Management or Pain Management, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Mississippi
Credentialed Since: 1994-08-22

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Douglas Scott Yeatman, MD
(920) 223-1940
3086 Buttercup Rd
Neenah, WI
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1999

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John Joseph, MD
(920) 730-2000
1570 Midway Pl
Menasha, WI
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St John'S Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: St Elizabeths Hospital, Appleton, Wi

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Gay Anderson, M.D.
5410 Hwy G
Winneconne, WI
 
Steven Price, M.D.
200 Theda Clark Medical Plaza
Milwaukee, WI
 
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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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