Bamboo Spine: Too Late for Dad, Not for Daughter

Steve Haskew remembers the day the back pain started. He was just 29 years old, laying sod in the yard of this new home in Texas. "It was the first clue, but I didn't know until years later," said Haskew, now a 63-year-old project director for a shipyard business in Houston, whose lower back pain plagued him for a decade before he got a proper diagnosis. Today, after years of inflammation, his entire spine is like a rigid stick of bamboo, pressing on nerves and causing increasing numbness in...Full Story
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