PAIN RELIEF - FLOATING ON WATER

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KeepHope
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   Posted 10/28/2008 8:51 PM (GMT -7)   
Floating on water is the only place I get pain relief
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Statgeek
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   Posted 10/28/2008 9:41 PM (GMT -7)   

Hey Hope,

That sounds like a good idea.  Is it warm enough where you are to do that?  Maybe we could do it in a hot tub, too.  hmmm

Sue


Lindaloo
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   Posted 10/29/2008 3:36 AM (GMT -7)   
Years ago, I had a serious back condition that prevented me from walking. The pain was so intense. I finally had surgery and one year's rehab to get back to walking. Anyway, before my surgery, I took percocet every three hours, but it hardly helped. What DID help was lying on an oversized float in my pool every day from 8 am to 6 pm. It's the only thing that took the pain away. So you are right and I agree with you. Floating in a pool is a way to get out of pain for sure. At least it did help me tremendously.

Thank you for letting me share. Have a low pain day.

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Sherrine
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   Posted 10/29/2008 4:09 AM (GMT -7)   
That's why I float in my pool every afternoon that I can.  I have a floating lounge and when I'm in it I don't hurt.  I get a good novel, some ice water and I'm in Heaven!  But, a cold front just came through here.  mad
 
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leemadd
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   Posted 10/29/2008 11:26 AM (GMT -7)   
I know some people are sensitive to the heat but not me I love my pool I love to sit in the sun it makes me feel so good. I absolutely love to float on my raft it feels like i Have no weight on me and that is relaxing. However we live in PA and it is way to cold for pool or to even sit in sun. I do however put a chair in front of sliding glass door and enjoy the sun and warmth. Its the cold that really gets me I hurt all over when I get cold really cold I feel like I am never gonna get warm.

donnaeil
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   Posted 10/30/2008 11:17 PM (GMT -7)   
I swim everyday. At the end of my 2 hour swim I lie on my back and gently move up and down the lanes. However, I can be in the water and still feel fibro pain, I just have less and I am more relaxed.

the lifeguards say they notice that I swim in my "zone" and that is good. It is the most peaceful time of my day.

But, today my suit split during the water jogging class. Boy was that a laugh. Now I cannot get back into the pool until my new swim suit arrives. Fortunately, Woman Within shipped it out to me on the 23.

lol

Donnaeil

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   Posted 10/31/2008 10:18 AM (GMT -7)   
I definatley have to agree, that rings true with me too, and straight on the water just float on your back, and let all the muscles relax, and you feel tremdously better.  My husband cannot float on his back, he says its a woman thing, but i have seen other men do it so i think its a relaxation thing, i dont think he can loosen his muslces enough to do it.Idont know?? blush
 
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donnaeil
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   Posted 10/31/2008 4:42 PM (GMT -7)   
Not everyone can float. some people sink like rocks. lol

Donnaeil
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