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Harrington rod op 32 years ago (dorsal&lumbar). age, 46. difficulty walking, sciatica & osteoarthritis pain. what exercises and nutrition could help?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
SWIMMING: would be very beneficial for you! Make sure your diet contains enough Calcium (or obtain Calcium Supplements) and vitamin D (You should check these with your PCP! You ahould also consider a "fresh" evaluation by a SPINE Specialist! Hope this helps! Dr Z

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