What made my back feel better was a good massage. Unlike a lot of people who suffer from lower back pain, mine hits me in my upper back. My shoulders can hurt so bad that I lose strength in my arms. My arm strength will actually fail me at times if I have to reach out to my side at a height equal to or greater than the height of my shoulder. I could not take the pain any longer, and my medical doctor could not offer any help. I went to a chiropractor in San Jose to see if chiropractic medicine would help me.
When I had X-Rays and an MRI, my MD could only see some arthritis. He said that it was not explaining the extent of my weakness or pain. Continue reading Unlike a Lot of Back Pain Sufferers Who Have Lower Back Pain, My Upper Back Was the Problem
I went to see my chiropractor in Sacramento about two months ago, because of the same usual problems that I have. We got to talking while he was working on my back and I told him that we were thinking about going to the mountains for skiing. He told me that he owned a place in Utah, in the Paiute mountains. Of course he said that this was a really big place and that most of the people who rented it from him were extended families and large groups of friends. He was not kidding, but when you looked at the place and you thought about how it worked you could see that it could end up being a good deal. Continue reading I Just Went Skiing in Utah
I was really happy with my new apartment. I had problems with the people in the old complex. They all wanted to get dramatic at about three o clock in the morning while I was trying to get some sleep before I could get up at seven o clock for work. At any rate I ended up having to see a Concord chiropractors when the move was over. The only place that I could find which had what I needed was up on the third floor and this is not the sort of place where they have an elevator. I had been working to make it easier. Continue reading I Hurt My Back Moving Last Weekend