Chronic Pain Management for Seniors Boynton Beach FL

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Village Chiropractic Center of Boynton Beach
(561) 767-9853
6607 Boynton Beach Boulevard
Boynton Beach, FL
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We do not take medicaid!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Stanger Health Care Center
(561) 376-2991
601 N Congress Ave
Delray Beach, FL
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Complimentary Assessment and Extended Massage
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, 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, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Sunshine Wellness Center
(561) 623-6376
5804 Jog Rd
Lake Worth, FL
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Complimentary initial examination and 2 x-rays.

Free 15 minute massage.

Call our office today!
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Wholistic Health Center
(561) 275-5059
3600 Forest Hill Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL
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Mention Coupon WHC3600 and receive a free Gift on your first visit
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Dr. Les Pachter, D.C.
(561) 342-1923
9325 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, 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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Dr. Chung Jason Tsai, D.O.M., A.P.
(561) 732-2448
6609 Boynton Beach Blvd.
Boynton Beach, FL
Business
Acupuncture Pain Control Center
Specialties
Pain Management, About Our Practice: No More Herniated, Pinched or Bulging Discs, and Other Painful Conditions With Hi-Tech Machines and Advanced Acupuncture. This technique can help stabilize many different bodily systems. We specialize in Herniated Discs, Sciatica, S
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Any plan that covers acupuncture.
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: No

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Xia Man University and Hospital, China, 1994
Medical School: Hong Kong University of TCM (DOM), 1992
Additional Information
Member Organizations: Certified State of Florida American Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Languages Spoken: English,Chinese,Spanish,Korean

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Chiropractic Associates of Lake Worth
(561) 623-6789
5315 Lake Worth Rd
Greenacres, FL
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Call us today to schedule an appointment!
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Richard Cohen DC-Sunshine Wellness Center
(561) 945-0942
5804 Jog Rd
Lake Worth, FL
Promotion
Mention this ad and First visit is of no charge with a 15 minute free massage and 2 x-rays
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

American Medcare Center
(561) 328-0797
3200 Forest Hill Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Tishman Chiropractic Ctr
(561) 206-2987
8177 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractors, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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What to Do About Chronic Pain in Older Adults

When you're younger, it may be easier to shrug off pain or work through it. The old expression, No pain, no gain is the mantra of many athletes. But as we get older, pain has a way of getting us down faster and keeping us there longer. We don't bounce back like we used to. This is especially true when pain is present.

Older adults often find that managing the chores and activities of daily life are a challenge enough without pain being added to the mix. Suddenly, making a cup of tea can become impossible -- much less preparing a nutritious meal. Sleep is disrupted, thinking becomes cloudy, and the affected adult is no longer getting out with other people. Persistent pain in this age group can create a steady decline in physical and cognitive function.

What can be done about it? Medications are one possibility but knowing what to take and when to take it can be another difficult hurdle to jump. In this special edition, the American Geriatrics Society's Guidelines for Pharmacologic Therapy are reviewed. The specific focus is on medications for chronic pain in older adults. Chronic (or persistent) pain is defined as pain that lasts more than three months. Older adult refers to men and women 65 years old and older.

The next logical question is, What medications are available and who should take them? Pain medications including acetaminophen (Tylenol), nonsteroidal antiinflammatories (NSAIDs), opioids (narcotics), adjuvant (additional other) analgesics, topical analgesics (rub on creams and gels), and other drugs are discussed. Here's a brief summary of each class of drugs.

  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol): Safe and effective, the first choice of drug for pain relief. Patients should not take more than a total of 4 grams each day. Anyone with liver disease or who abuses alcohol cannot take this drug.
  • Nonsteroidal antiinflammatories (NSAIDs): More effective than acetaminophen for chronic inflammatory pain but with possible gastrointestinal problems. Should not be used by anyone with an active stomach ulcer, kidney disease, or heart failure. Patients on NSAIDs must be monitored carefully for any signs of adverse effects.
  • Opioids (narcotics such as Lortab, OxyContin, Percocet or Percodan, Morphine): Anyone who has not responded to acetaminophen or NSAIDs and who has moderate to severe pain that affects daily function should be considered for opioid pain relievers. Newer and better drugs of this type are available that are safe and effective. Opioids should only be prescribed and monitored by knowledgeable physicians with experience using these drugs.
  • Adjuvant analgesics: refers to drugs developed for some other purpose than pain relief but useful for persistent pain. Includes some anticonvulsants, antiarrhythmics, and antidepressants. Used most often for people with fibromyalgia, nerve pain, chronic and severe back or bone pain, and headaches. Often prescribed along with other pain relievers.
  • Topical analgesics including lidocai...
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