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How Do I Fill In My Days

How do I fill in my days? This is a question  that people often ask me. Most of the time I just say that I spend a lot of it lying on the lounge or in my recliner watching TV. Which, isn’t far from the truth.


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A doctor, a chiro and a scooter?

This morning started with my doctors appointment to review my current pain management. High blood pressure, increasing pain, constant tingling in my lower legs, headaches and pins and needles in both feet were just the start of our conversation for this visit. Not wanting to increase the amount of Gabapentin that I am currently on, the doctor advised that I also take Panadine Forte when required.

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It’s been a while

Well, it’s been quite a while since my last post here. So here’s what has been happening in my world.

I have had a sore back for as long as I can remember and in 2002 was advised that I had bulging discs in my L4/L5 and that surgery wasn’t an option at that time. Towards the end of last year my back started getting more painful and limiting the amount of physical activity that I was able to do. Before then if I did work out in our garden, I would need one day to recover. But this started taking two and then three days for me to recover.

So off to see a Chiropractor and see if that would help me. I found a very good Chiropractor near to where I was working, Zillmere Family Chiropractic. There I met with Dr Nicole Calder who, after discussing my history sent me off to get an x-ray before she should touch anything. My x-rays showed that I had scoliosis and some misalignment of some vertebrae. My C2 was also out and this was, as Nicole said, the reason for my many migraines and severe headaches that I constantly had over the years.

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