How does a 59yr old Private in home Caregiver continue to work with Fibro is what I'm worried about. I manage now but the pain is getting worse and I don't think I can make it to 65 like I planned.View Thread
Hi Judith ~ Thank you for the advice. I did work in an office before I became In home caregiver. Sitting at the computer allllll day made me so stiff and worsened my neck/head/arm pain. I have found that working fewer days and being able to get up more often or sitting when needed helps with pain and stiffness. Of course it's always there but not quite as intense. Rest or into a warm shower as soon as I return home also helps. You are so young to have experienced all you have. My warmest thoughts are with you. JackieView Thread
Dana ~ Thank you so much for all the wonderful advice. I will be trying the tape to spine idea. About four months ago I started with pain and a strange pulling feeling on my spine. Up until then most of my pain was located in my neck/head, arms and lower back. I started seeing a wonderful massage therapist weekly for the past three months which has helped tremendously. It feels like she is breaking up some type of webbing that has attached itself to my spine. So strange. I do use all the proper tools at work, gait belt, slider sheets etc. At this time my three clients do need require any of those tools for their care. But you never know what tomorrow may bring. Again, thank you JackieView Thread
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