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Posture Pro Knee Pillow

One of the most common related issues with back pain is the inability to get a good night’s rest.  But before running out and purchasing a pricey adjustable bed, there’s a few simple adjustments one can make to get back to some quality zzzz’s.  And a knee pillow, for those that sleep on their side like I do,  was the perfect hack.

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7 Famous People With Bad Backs

So…in a moment of self-pity, you googled ‘famous people with bad backs’ and this blog-post popped up.  It’s completely understandable. Many of us want to feel like we’re not the only ones going through this –  and in some strange way, knowing that President John F Kennedy had a horrible spine condition helps us realize that perhaps we can also accomplish great things despite days when we’re hunched over like Quasimodo.

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Total Disc Replacement Surgery

Like many people reading this blog, along with bulging discs and Spinal Stenosis, I have Degenerative Disc Disease.  It’s hard to pinpoint exactly how this contributes to my overall level of chronic pain, but generally speaking, DDD causes a lot of stiffness and instability.  I wake up with an achey lower back, and spend most of my day trying to minimize the amount of bone on bone (vertebrae – L5/S1) pounding it takes.

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