Chronic Pain Management for Seniors Shepherdsville KY

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Lowe Chiropractic
(502) 272-0582
3401 Dixie Highway
Louisville , KY
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We accept insurance, Kentucky Car Insurance covers chiropractic care, payment plans available
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, 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

Louisville Chiropractic & Rehab
(502) 272-0627
115 Blankenbaker Pkwy
Louisville, KY
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We believe the best Doctors are worth the money. We do, however, offer complimentary consultations with Dr. Martin to see if you could benefit from care in our office. If so, we will then move forward with a full exam and any necessary diagnostic testin
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, 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.Jacqueline Daffron
Pain Relief Centers, 4208 Bishop Lane
Louisville, KY
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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David H Thurman, MD
(502) 627-1767
801 Barret Ave
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1966

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Terry Lee Davis, MD
(502) 589-9310
801 Barret Ave Ste 104
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1964

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Walden Chiropractic
(502) 882-0909
2500 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY
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Complimentary spinal exam and x-rays (if needed)

$150 value

*Disclaimer: A 72 hour Right of Recession for any services rendered.
Hours
Monday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday Closed
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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Ajith Nair, MD
(502) 995-4004
9822 3rd Street Rd Ste 301
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kasturba Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Jewish Hosp, Louisville, Ky
Group Practice: Kentuckiana Pain Specialists

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Michael Clyde Cronen, DO
(502) 423-7246
3000 Bunker Hill Dr
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1984

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Ajith Nair, MD
(502) 995-4004
PO Box 24261
Louisville, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kasturba Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1992

Data Provided By:
Terry Lee Davis, MD
(502) 589-9310
801 Barret Ave
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1964

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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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