Discectomy Pain

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Pwr+ Laptop desk

So this recent Amazon purchase falls into the ‘makes my life a little bit easier’ category.  I’m referring to home or office gadgets that reduce the pain and strain (on my back) of every day life.  Life hacks basically. And to this end, my latest back-easing purchase is the Pwr+ Laptop Desk – a fold-able tray with built in fans to keep a laptop well ventilated. Read More

Nayoya Acupressure Back Mat

So here’s a nifty gizmo for all my back pain brethren (and sisteren?). It’s called the Nayoya Acupressure Mat and it’s basically a foam mat with 6210 plastic spikes attached to it to mimic the effect of acupuncture treatment.  And here’s the story of how I scoffed, then purchased and now recommend this massage aid as it seems to relieve pressure on my back in the way that traditional acupuncture does. Read More

Sennheiser Wireless Headphone

Ok, so here’s my story…with a happy ending.  For those of us that suffer from constant back pain, well know, getting comfortable on a couch, a bed, a recliner etc..can be a huge challenge.  And once your settled in and you’re ready to watch TV or Youtube, you really don’t want to move.  And that’s the huge benefit to having a solid pair of wireless headphones that let you stay in one position without struggling to hear sound on any audio playback device. Read More

The Miracle Ball Method

Every time I purchase a well reviewed (4 or 5 stars) product on Amazon, my faith in humanity goes up a notch.  Seriously though, when a group of well meaning people come together on a forum to honestly critique a product, it cuts through the clutter of generic advertising pitches and testimonials to get to the truth which is – does this thing work or not?  The Miracle Ball really does reduce muscle tension especially in the hip flexor region, where I need it the most! Read More

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