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Low Back Pain: Prevention
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Familydoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - Includes what you can do for relief, the best sitting, standing and sleeping positions, and some exercises. Familydoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - Includes what you can do for relief, the best sitting, standing and sleeping positions, and some exercises. Show less
Low Back Pain Exercise Guide
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Describes, with pictures, initial, intermediate, and advanced exercises, plus aerobic exercises with pictures. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Describes, with pictures, initial, intermediate, and advanced exercises, plus aerobic exercises with pictures. Show less
Household Chores To Build Functional Fitness
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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. 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. Show less
Getting Back on Track: Staying on Top of Your Back Pain
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American Pain Foundation - Suggestions for keeping a pain diary. American Pain Foundation - Suggestions for keeping a pain diary. Show less
Back Pain & the Workplace
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American Pain Foundation - Provides useful suggestions on how to prevent and manage your back pain at work, with suggestions for both employees and employers. American Pain Foundation - Provides useful suggestions on how to prevent and manage your back pain at work, with suggestions for both employees and employers. Show less
Chronic Pain and Marital Relationships
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American Psychological Association - Insight for caregivers, in a Monitor on Psychology article describing recent research. American Psychological Association - Insight for caregivers, in a Monitor on Psychology article describing recent research. Show less
Chronic Pain Can Interfere With Sexuality
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Mayo Clinic - Advice on dealing with chronic pain in your relationships. Mayo Clinic - Advice on dealing with chronic pain in your relationships. Show less
Top Ten Tips for Restoring Intimacy
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American Pain Foundation - This brief article provides encouraging advice for couples faced with the limitations of chronic pain. American Pain Foundation - This brief article provides encouraging advice for couples faced with the limitations of chronic pain. Show less
Pain and Emotion
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RealPainCare.com - Discusses the connections between emotion and pain. RealPainCare.com - Discusses the connections between emotion and pain. Show less
Your Pain and Travel Guide: How to Plan Before You Go
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American Pain Foundation - Tips on planning and packing for travel, useful for anyone with a chronic pain problem. American Pain Foundation - Tips on planning and packing for travel, useful for anyone with a chronic pain problem. Show less
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