I am looking for a recommendation on a brand of a bed or features for those with (lower back) degenerative disc disease. I am on a NASID but still have pain while lying down. I'm a stomach sleeper so my original pillowtop bed did not give me the right support. I bought a 'no-frills' firm mattress and am still having pain while sleeping. Tired a relative's ultra firm with no success. Any recommendations? Anyone have luck with a Sleep Number? Any tricks for stomach sleepers that have kept you from turning onto your stomach (no tennis ball remedies, please). Thanks! View Thread
Are there any good web resources that have recommendations on legal matters for those with back issues protected by EEOC (degenerative disc disease)? I am applying for federal jobs. With many agencies, you receive extra points in your application if you have a disability. Obviously, I want extra points but a) I feel sleazy claiming it if there are those with greater handicaps than mine, and b) not sure if it's a good idea to alert a future employer about a 'flaw'. In general, when starting with a new employer, is it better to notify that employer upon hire of your disability (to document it as self-protection) or not. I'm asking from a white-collar job perspectiveâ€¦ How do you legally document your diagnosis, and do you need to if not claiming disability insurance or benefits? Thanks View Thread
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