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26 Feb 2004

chronic low back and leg pain
I have suffered from sciatic pain for the last 6 years, after diagnosis of herniated disc, which subsided later on after epidural injections and physiotherapy. It flares up with long periods of sitting and/or too much driving, which I can't help. Stretching exercises help, but do not alleviate pain completely. As individual physiotherapy is too expensive, could I benefit from personal IFT, Tens, Ems or ultrasound massagers? What would you recommend?
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Cocoloco

Forget the machines like this - you are wsting your time. Here are a few thoughts - do you keep your wallet in your back pocket - say when you are sitting or driving? If so you need to change this wonderful habit (and save your wallet) and then start doing stretches of your hip and back. I have a funny feeling this is all you will need to do!

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