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Dr. Arthur M. Cohen
(609) 318-3397
2 E Pacific Ave
Pleasantville, NJ
Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Reginald Mews Rousseau, MD
(609) 404-7600
219 Mystic Dr
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1999

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Joseph D Barbella, DO
(609) 927-1188
9 Seagarden Dr
Linwood, NJ
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1989

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Ushadevi Mahadevaiah, MD
(609) 653-3055
61 Dockside Dr
Somers Point, NJ
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Naheed Khan, M.D.
167 New Jersey Avenue
Absecon, NJ
 
Advanced PT & Chiropractic Associates
(609) 878-0962
111 Vine Street
Hammonton, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 12:00 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

Jeffrey David Petersohn, MD
(609) 926-3331
199 New Rd Ste 62
Linwood, NJ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1984

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Gregory Michael Braccia, MD
(609) 601-6111
PO Box 316
Linwood, NJ
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1989

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Abdul Qadir , MD,DABMA
(609) 652-4141
314 Chris Gaupp Dr #201
Galloway, NJ
Specialties
Pain Management, Anesthesiology

Keith D Strenger, M.D.
Central Square Ste. #62-63 199 New Road
Linwood, NJ
 
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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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