Howdy there to my FTE friends .... well where are the May flowers already ??? Greg hope those back spasms go away... I just had my first of three injections in my back to relieve the pain from many years of abuse it has taken... I was taking 4 pain pills a day and 3 muscle relaxers up till yesterday ... now none yet today full effect won't be for 3-4 days ... hoping and smiling !!! Good luck with that back !!!! Dave
1990 F250,Custom, Ext. Cab w/351w, ZF 5-42, 3.55 (4x1 open diff) and only 218,000 + mi. 3G ALT, 265*75*16's on 16X10 Eagle alloys , 6 Liter tune up, 98 Windstar E-fans DONE... My physical limitations made me sell my truck, but didn't remove it from my heart !!!
"IT'S DEPENDABLE AS AN OLD FRIEND" ... GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN !!! Till next time !!!
Greg - Hope you're feeling better soon! Back pain sucks!
I get back cramps/spasms along with migraines once a month for 3 - 7 days at a time. Why can't I just get regular tummy cramps like most woman?!
Have you tried soaking in a hot Linament bath? Add about 1/16 cup Linament liquid while filling your bath water, then enjoy soaking. It amazing how well it works! It's basically a stronger version of IcyHot in a liquid form that's sold in most feed & tack stores & is typically used on Equine.
Depending on your skin sensitivity, it can be used full strength directly applied to the skin. **(Never apply directly to skin right after a showering or swimming as your pores will be open! )** I found out the hard way after taking a hot shower as it can/will cause redness, blisters &/or burn severely! I couldn't get back in a COOL shower to get it washed off quick enough - it burned/stung that bad! Although my back felt sooo much better, it took almost 45 minutes for the redness & cool sting to go away.
*Not recommend for human use*
Hi Donna, Jim, Greg!!!
Good afternoon everyone!!! "MAY" this month be better than crappy April!!
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I don't have a bath big enough for me. The only bath we have is kid sized. Even my wife says it's too small.
Thanks for the idea though.
OK, another way to do it would be to apply straight Linament right before you get in the shower & let the hot water run for a few minutes where you applied it before using soap. If you have a massaging type shower head, use that too! By doing it this way, it dilutes the Linament & also allows you to wash off the strong mentholated smell at the same time! You should notice a deep cooling sensation while drying off from your shower. (The best way to describe it is would be a fan blowing on cold water)
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