Chronic Pain Management for Seniors Orem UT

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Rosquist Clinic
(801) 210-9674
405 S 100 E # 104
Pleasant Grove, UT
Promotion
6 Class IV Pain Laser Treatments for $210 . Normal price per treatment $65.
A savings of $180.
Spinal Disc Decompression 2 Free Treatments.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

James Henry Cloyd
(801) 356-6100 ext. 40
415 E Alpine Drive
Elk Ridge, UT
Services
Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Disability Determination or Worker Compensation Evaluation, Psychoeducational Evaluation, Psychological Assessment, Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Brigham Young University
Credentialed Since: 2007-05-23

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Richard Mark Rosenthal, MD
(801) 356-6100
3585 N University Ave Ste 150
Provo, UT
Specialties
Addiction Medicine, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Salt Lake Reg Med Ctr, Salt Lake Cty, Ut; Utah Valley Reg Med Ctr, Provo, Ut; Orem Community Hospital, Orem, Ut; Healthsouth Western Rehabilita, Sandy, Ut; Timpanogos Regional Hospital, Orem, Ut
Group Practice: Origin Pain & Spine Ctr

Data Provided By:
Pamela Lynne Vincent, MD
(807) 379-7401
1055 N 500 W
Provo, UT
Specialties
Neurology, Pain Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1986

Data Provided By:
David Taylor Roberts, MD
(801) 465-6969
50 S Medical Dr Ste 1
Payson, UT
Specialties
Neurology, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Alta View Hosp, Sandy, Ut; Cottonwood Hosp Med Ctr, Murray, Ut; Jordan Valley Hospital, West Jordan, Ut
Group Practice: Alta View Emg & Neurology

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Corner Canyon Health and Wellness
(801) 871-8856
1136 E 12300 S
Draper, UT
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Dr.RICHARD ROSENTHAL
(801) 356-6100
3585 N University Ave # 150
Provo, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Dr.TAO LI
(801) 356-6100
3585 N University Ave # 150
Provo, UT
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Dr.Daniel Faber
(801) 223-4860
280 River Park Dr #200
Provo, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Richard Rosenthal, M.D.
3585 N. University Avenue, Suite 150
Provo, UT
 
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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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