I’ve had back problems pretty much since they started screening for scoliosis in my middle school.  I was one of the ‘lucky ones’ that had to go see an orthopedic doctor because something ‘didn’t look right.’  Anyhoo, I have had exercises, home remedies,, physical therapy,  you name it, I’ve tried it.  I was even fitted for a back brace by my doctor.  However, I was told that I couldn’t wear it all the time and it would make me look 15 pounds heavier.  Oh, and I wouldn’t be able to bend easily in it.  No big deal though, right?

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