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March 26, 2013
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Hanging from bar can relieve back discomfort

Lumbago is a general term for lower backache, although it has fallen out of use of late. But a large percentage of seniors knows the sensation of lumbago, and I’m one of them. Lot of skiing, lots of crashes and nose plants resulted in a diagnosis of “trauma-induced arthritis” years ago. But while I have sought relief in many ways, no method has been particularly successful. I’ve tried chiropractors, acupuncture, epidural injections and massage, plus physical therapy. None worked very well, although a lumbar-support belt and electric jingles to the nerves are palliative in nature but limited. Despite the lumbago, …

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