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Dr.Roger Catlin
(423) 756-7246
1012 Executive Dr # 101
Hixson, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1971
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Gregory Neil Ball, MD
(423) 778-8480
8451 Jay Trent Ct
Ooltewah, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Hamilton Med Ctr, Dalton, Ga; Hutcheson Med Ctr, Ft Oglethorpe, Ga; Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Ace Pain Management Consultant

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Dr.Gregory Ball
(423) 648-8480
1751 Gunbarrel Road
Chattanooga, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Hamilton Med Ctr, Dalton, Ga
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.3, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Stephen V Dreskin, MD
(423) 664-4635
1949 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 160
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Kindred Hospital -Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn; Parkridge Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Ace Pain Mangemnet Consultants

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Frederick August Muths, MD
(423) 472-6513
PO Box 3868
Cleveland, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Bradley Mem Hosp, Cleveland, Tn
Group Practice: Cleveland Anesthesiologist Inc

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Roger William Catlin, MD
(423) 756-7246
4714 Mountain Creek Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Chattanooga Center For Pain

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William A. Wray
(423) 267-2134
515 Tremont Street
Chattanooga, TN
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Disability Determination or Worker Compensation Evaluation, Stress Management or Pain Management, Eating Disorder (e.g., compulsive eating, anorexia, bulimia)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Tennessee
Credentialed Since: 1984-01-03

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Alfredo Nieves Gonzalez, MD
(423) 756-4796
1751 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Este (Uce), Esc De Med, San Pedro De MacOris
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: University Women's Svc

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Nancy Chen, MD
800 Market St Ste 502
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1994

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Yuchun Han, MD
(423) 698-8747
2339 McCallie Ave Ste 411
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Neurology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yanbian Med Coll, Yanji, Jilin, China
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Parkridge Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn

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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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