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Old 26-02-2020, 07:17   #91
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I was getting major pain in my lower back , headaches and shoulder pain. I was told it was due to years of physical work. I was taking Tylenol about 10:30 -11:00 everyday. I tried Advil but then I read the warnings on the container. I was in San Francisco last year and got the electronic impulse treatment. I have to say it was miraculous. I continued the treatments back home for 10 minutes about once a week for a few months. I don't go any more and I don't have the back pain or headaches at all any more. The shoulders still hurt. They say it's damaged tendons. When I'm out sailing . I have to hang from the rigging ,twist and swing back and forth a little. It makes it better so I can sleep. I see the Electronic Impulse machines are available for reasonable price but they probably are 110 volt
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Old 26-02-2020, 07:55   #92
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Old 26-02-2020, 08:08   #93
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Ibuprofen and ice. No, not ice in the scotch. Apply it to the offending area.
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Old 26-02-2020, 09:46   #94
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I was getting major pain in my lower back , headaches and shoulder pain. I was told it was due to years of physical work. I was taking Tylenol about 10:30 -11:00 everyday. I tried Advil but then I read the warnings on the container. I was in San Francisco last year and got the electronic impulse treatment. I have to say it was miraculous. I continued the treatments back home for 10 minutes about once a week for a few months. I don't go any more and I don't have the back pain or headaches at all any more. The shoulders still hurt. They say it's damaged tendons. When I'm out sailing . I have to hang from the rigging ,twist and swing back and forth a little. It makes it better so I can sleep. I see the Electronic Impulse machines are available for reasonable price but they probably are 110 volt
We have a couple of TENS units, which are about the size of a pack of cards and run on a single 9v battery. You put four electrodes on sticky pad around the area in pain and turn on the TENS unit. Just don't turn it up too high.

We first got a TENS unit from a Chiropractor but we got another one when a family member had shoulder surgery to minimize pain. Eventually THREE shoulder surgeries from one of the top university hospitals. The TENS units worked well for us, along with ice packs. Amazing what a bit of ice will do.

I injured my shoulder a few years ago, and even after a steroid shot, the pain was still present. Tried some Curcumin supplements and they removed the pain completely, unlike taking Ibuprofen or other over the counter pain meds.

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We have a couple of TENS units, which are about the size of a pack of cards and run on a single 9v battery. You put four electrodes on sticky pad around the area in pain and turn on the TENS unit. Just don't turn it up too high.

We first got a TENS unit from a Chiropractor but we got another one when a family member had shoulder surgery to minimize pain. Eventually THREE shoulder surgeries from one of the top university hospitals. The TENS units worked well for us, along with ice packs. Amazing what a bit of ice will do.

I injured my shoulder a few years ago, and even after a steroid shot, the pain was still present. Tried some Curcumin supplements and they removed the pain completely, unlike taking Ibuprofen or other over the counter pain meds.

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Oh Yea! Great! I see the Tens units are available everywhere. Under $50
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Old 26-02-2020, 10:31   #96
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lesson learned today: never wear flip flops when working on a boat. or risk stubbing toe on various dock cleats .. serious pain later
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lesson learned today: never wear flip flops when working on a boat. or risk stubbing toe on various dock cleats .. serious pain later
I agree. I just finished reading some of the popular writers. Many advocate being barefoot and naked. Not happening with me . I always need protective clothing. Of course I'm singlehandling. I guess I might change if I were on a luxury yacht with a beautiful babe. I'll never know.
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No money for the pharma companies or medical profession in Whole Food Plant Based diet so you won't hear much about it.

Regarding joint pain, give up meat,fish and dairy for a week and see if the pain is reduced. Works for me.
Couldn’t agree more. Diet is key. Forks over knives (movie)
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Old 26-02-2020, 14:47   #99
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I had mild torn biceps tendon. 2 years of constant throbbing pain. Not extreme just annoying. Started using collagen recently, daily and glucosamine daily with high quality multivitamin and magnesium chloride. In addition I stretch daily and the throbbing pain has gone to mild. So much so I went from taking ibuprofen daily to once or twice a month.

The stretching makes a big difference. If I stop for a few days its noticeable. The collagen and vitamins seem to take the edge off so long as I take them regularly.
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Have you ever tried CBD oil? I believe CBD had definite analgesic properties. Tough to describe but make the body tingly like you are in water. I live in a legal state and able to purchase cannabis flower and oil with a 1:1 ratio of CBD to THC. Vaporizing in small amounts (micro-dosing) works well for me. Also you can try pure CBD here.
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