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    Default Any opinions on inversion devices?

    In the throws of a sciatica attack I turned on the TV today so see an ad on a device that hangs one upside down to help with bulging disks. Does this work or is it just another sales pitch to suck money out of those desperate for back pain relief? (They have gotten me many times.)

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    I would first find gym with one of the inversion machines and try it for a week to see if it helps then make a decision.
    1979 spinal issues, 1993 lumbar microdisectomy L3-4, 1996 360 3 level lumbar fusion L2-5, 1999 open thoractomy fusion T8-9,
    2002 C3-7 herniations and T4-7 herniations, 2004 total disability, a new limited life

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