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    Reply: How do I best manage this ongoing pain?
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    What could this intense pain be?
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    Lower back pain
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    Lower back pain
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    Pinched nerve pain and exercise
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    Posted by saturdaywoodworker
    Reply: Can you be "fired" as a patient?
    I've never heard of this before. Perhaps you should send a letter to this doctor for the file.
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    Recommendation for seat cushion
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    Fusion Surgery
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    Can you be "fired" as a patient?
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    Reply: I need help please!!!!!
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    Reply: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
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