I am curious to what other people do for relief when they have spent the day doing things they know they shouldn't be doing but went ahead and did it anyway. For an example: I was a cleaning fool today and didn't listen to my inner voice telling me to stop and do a little at a time. I went for the whole ball of wax and got er done! Now I can barely get up out of the chair and move. After 3 lower back surgeries I know better, but sometimes I think I just have to prove to myself that I can still do it. My husband kept telling me to sit and rest for a while but I was stubborn. I am allergic to anything with codein in it so I try to stay away from pain meds. I have a long list of drug allergies. I take a supplement that controls a lot of the pain except when I overdo. Do any of you find that cold packs help or do you prefer something like Deep Heat Rub? You know the kind....the kind that makes you smell lovely! Does a massage chair help anyone? I have an inversion table I get on once in a while. I do not hang completely upside down I just go halfway and it helps for a while. I have an inner ear problem that prevents me from getting on it to often. If anyone has any suggestions I would love to hear them. I know there have to be more Pain Pro's out there who like to overdo!
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