-Isms: Views on life in rural America
August 25, 2022
Talk about a pain in my ^*&$. In this case, it’s sciatic nerve pain, beginning in the lower back, extending down the side of my right leg, ending slightly below the knee. What started as an occasional, but usually sharp pain, about two years ago morphed into feeling like I could not stand up, let alone walk, a few months ago.
A visit to the chiropractor confirmed the psoas muscles were overly constricted and the sciatic nerve inflamed and angry.
The culprit: a desk job.
Rx: Yoga, targeted stretches, a bi-weekly deep tissue massage and a standing desk.
Prognosis: It’s getting better. Ho...
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