I Am A Grandmother In My '50's And Want Tips On Relieving Back Pain As I Seek To Become A Trucker...

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Linda C. the "Firebird Pr's Comment
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I am about to embark on a new career as a female truck driver. I am already moderately active.(I walk and ride a mountain bike frequently) watch my weight but I'm 5'6" and weigh 180 on a large frame, currently.) At present I watch my calories and carbs , and take glucosamine supplements along with fish oil.Any other thoughts, Ladies? Thanx!

djwaglmuffin's Comment
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What about yoga?

Lots of stretches and core exercises designed to strengthen your muscles and make you more flexible. Also, Tai Chi, if you can jump out and do some maneuvers for 30 minutes or so. Many light forms of Kung Fu are excellent for your body.

Miss Miyoshi's Comment
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I would also investigate lumbar support for your seat while you're driving. That can be key to making sure your back is supported properly.

's Comment
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See if you have a food allergy. I was on doctors care for years nearly crippled with arthritis and purely by accident found out i was allergic to corn, corn products, corn derivatives. Self diagnosis. No corn, no arthritis. No more doctor.

Emerald's Comment
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I use a lotion for my arthritis and back pain that keeps me off all medications. If you want some,, I'll send you some travel paks to try out. Email me with an address where to send: alisa.borek@gmail.com

Kemo's Comment
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I hope all worked out well for the Firebird Preistess. But this post is from a year ago. Maybe one day she'll pop back on and give us an update.

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