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Sam Bauman: Living with my aching back

Back pain is something many seniors live with - not comfortably but just getting along. I've suffered with it for some 15 years, stemming back to ski crash at Homewood when I carelessly went off a trail into deep powder and trees. I slammed against one tree trunk with the flat of my skis and popped out of the bindings.

No pain, only my ego was hurt, I thought. But a week later I was in the doctor's office with a back ache. He asked me if I'd had any incidents lately and I described the ski crash.

"Trauma-induced arthritis," …

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