Daily Life with Low Back Pain
Annotation:Familydoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - Includes what you can do for relief, the best sitting, standing and sleeping positions, and some exercises.
Annotation:American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Describes, with pictures, initial, intermediate, and advanced exercises, plus aerobic exercises with pictures.
Annotation:American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Description of how to do the laundry, dishes and rake so as to turn them into physical exercises.
Annotation:American Pain Foundation - Suggestions for keeping a pain diary.
Annotation:American Pain Foundation - Provides useful suggestions on how to prevent and manage your back pain at work, with suggestions for both employees and employers.
Annotation:American Psychological Association - Insight for caregivers, in a Monitor on Psychology article describing recent research.
Annotation:Mayo Clinic - Advice on dealing with chronic pain in your relationships.
Annotation:American Pain Foundation - This brief article provides encouraging advice for couples faced with the limitations of chronic pain.
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