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DDD,Osteoarthritis & Spinal Stenosis

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Old 07-11-2012, 09:41 AM   #1
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enjoytoday HB User
DDD,Osteoarthritis & Spinal Stenosis

Hi there,
Would anyone like to share any tips on what
helps them deal with the everyday things such as walking, sitting,
driving, sleeping ...etc? Besides pain medication.


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Old 07-31-2012, 08:16 AM   #2
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painfulpeggy HB User
Re: DDD,Osteoarthritis & Spinal Stenosis

I've found it beneficial to change positions about every 30 min. for at least 5-10 min. This helps me, and most of all don't overdo activities, even if it's fun such as shopping or dinner with friends. Are you still able to work? If so, I would suggest to stick with regular hours, don't work overtime and get plenty of rest. This all seems like simple logic but I often feel if I had not pushed myself and overworked etc. I would still be working today.

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