I bought a classic car in the Midwest. It was in perfect running condition, and the only thing it needed was to have the bucket seats up front replaced. That was the last thing the previous owner was going to do before he decided to sell it. The driver’s seat was uncomfortable. All the foam had collapsed, and you could feel the springs and seat frame pressing into you. I put a pillow down to drive, but I still needed to see a Santa Barbara chiropractor when I got back as my sciatica was really acting up.
The roughly 800-mile drive pressed on the back of my legs and my lower back just enough to give me a sciatic flareup. I had the burning pain and the shooting electrical pains in full swing by the time I got the car home. I could have put it on a trailer and hauled it back, but I wanted to drive it. This one is going to be driven and not just stored, so 800 miles of open road seemed like a great break in period for all the restorative work that had already been done on the car. Continue reading Front Seat of Old Car Gets My Sciatic Pain to Come Back in Full Force