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Any tips on long haul flights overseas for people with bad lower backs?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Back Problems

As the flight allows, stand up, stretch or walk in the Aisles.
Many of my patients with bad backs - receive auricular acupuncture with small indwelling needles (that remain in for 1 to 7 days) the day before the flight. The ASP needles can really help.

In brief: Back Problems

As the flight allows, stand up, stretch or walk in the Aisles.
Many of my patients with bad backs - receive auricular acupuncture with small indwelling needles (that remain in for 1 to 7 days) the day before the flight. The ASP needles can really help.
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