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What should I do for my back?

Chiropractic
7 (30.4%)
Massage Therapy
2 (8.7%)
Drugs
0 (0%)
More beer
5 (21.7%)
More Kilt/Less Pants
9 (39.1%)

Total Members Voted: 23

Voting closed: February 13, 2012, 09:18:50 PM

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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2012, 12:11:18 PM »
Getting old sucks.

It beats the snot out of the alternative!
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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2012, 12:11:58 PM »
Getting old sucks.

It beats the snot out of the alternative!
Staying young?
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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #17 on: February 07, 2012, 12:22:53 PM »
One study showed that MDs, DCs and a pamphlet on back care were all equally effective.

i can't emphasize that pamphlet enough.  i see oodles of patients with hurt backs. most of them are no big deal as long as there is no nerve involvement (shooting pains, weakness, loss of control of bowel or bladder)  it does help to have a physician check this out to make sure (promoting my business a bit ;D)   most back injuries can be treated with mild exercises and prevented with exercises like yoga, pilates, swimming etc. 

but do not lay around.. inactivity is the enemy when it comes to your back.
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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2012, 12:26:05 PM »
Getting old sucks.

STOP IT!  I hit 60 a week from today!   :o
Won't this be your 7th or 8th "60th" birthday? ;D

Yeah...!? Denny? 8)

Hey, you guys, it's bad enough as it is!
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2012, 12:30:14 PM »
according to your tag line denny, life is just beginning ::)
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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2012, 12:34:38 PM »
Getting old sucks.

It beats the snot out of the alternative!
Staying young?

I think he meant being 6 feet under.  :-\
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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #21 on: February 07, 2012, 12:36:26 PM »
Getting old sucks.

STOP IT!  I hit 60 a week from today!   :o
Won't this be your 7th or 8th "60th" birthday? ;D



Yeah...!? Denny? 8)

Hey, you guys, it's bad enough as it is!

Hey...Happy Early Bday Denny....not trying to rush it or anything but... ;D

What are you brewing for this fine occasion?
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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #22 on: February 07, 2012, 12:41:07 PM »
Getting old sucks.

It beats the snot out of the alternative!
Staying young?

Yeah, right.

Shh... don't tell anybody, but every day spent in Hawaii is not deducted from your total.
There is only one success: to be able to spend your life in your own way.


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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #23 on: February 07, 2012, 12:45:04 PM »
Getting old sucks.

It beats the snot out of the alternative!
Staying young?

Yeah, right.

Shh... don't tell anybody, but every day spent in Hawaii is not deducted from your total.

....you only wish  :)
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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #24 on: February 07, 2012, 01:19:01 PM »
according to your tag line denny, life is just beginning ::)

I guess I'll find out...I hope so!
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« Reply #25 on: February 07, 2012, 01:20:12 PM »
Hey...Happy Early Bday Denny....not trying to rush it or anything but... ;D

What are you brewing for this fine occasion?

Haven't decided what to brew yet.  Guess I'd better decide and get some yeast going!
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #26 on: February 07, 2012, 01:28:47 PM »
Hey...Happy Early Bday Denny....not trying to rush it or anything but... ;D

What are you brewing for this fine occasion?

Haven't decided what to brew yet.  Guess I'd better decide and get some yeast going!
Rather than brew something that is 1.060, brew something 1.120, for the next 60 years :)
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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #27 on: February 07, 2012, 01:38:27 PM »

Rather than brew something that is 1.060, brew something 1.120, for the next 60 years :)

60 more years?  I dunno if I can stand that!

Graham, be sure to let us know what happens with your back.
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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #28 on: February 07, 2012, 01:45:13 PM »
Hey...Happy Early Bday Denny....not trying to rush it or anything but... ;D

What are you brewing for this fine occasion?

Haven't decided what to brew yet.  Guess I'd better decide and get some yeast going!
Rather than brew something that is 1.060, brew something 1.120, for the next 60 years :)

Yea...maybe some Old Stoner.

gmac....I would let the doctor make the call on your situation.
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Re: My Back's Killing me
« Reply #29 on: February 07, 2012, 02:15:25 PM »
I hurt my back about 10 years ago bending over to pick my socks up off the floor.  I went to a chiropractor and felt amazing after that first visit.  The next day I went again and was barely able to climb in my truck so I never went back.  Very light exercise and lots of treadmill time fixed me in about a week and the injury never came back
I'd really just rather be brewing in sunny Carlsbad New Mexico