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Re: Pineapple for back pain

In a message dated 9/11/04 1:40:29 PM, jsinger@igc.org writes:

'Pineapple contains the enzyme bromelain, which supposedly helps in
reducing inflamation. If you don't have access to a reliable supply of 
the fruit,
capsule are available at natural food stores. >>

Jim, this was done yrs ago.  My husband has had back surgery 4 times.  The 
first one was in 1970 confined to bed with traction for 6 wks (now obsolete) 
before he had sugery  and I recall a fellow he worked with at that time had 
injections and ended much the worst however that could be perfected by now.

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