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...hours at a time."Welker served a year in Iraq with the Army National Guard in 2005 and said he came home with a major back injury that required surgery in 2012.The Department of Veterans Affairs paid for the back surgery but declined to pay for...
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Soldotna girls top Wasilla; Warriors defeat Stars

...outside the box at goalie Kevin O'Loughlin. Tyler Fenton, who had just returned to the game after struggling with a back injury, picked up the rebound for a 4-2 game. "Soldotna is a resilient squad," Livingston said. "You have to give...
Bears find variety in NAHL draft

...round and defenseman Mason Anderson in the sixth round. Anderson was drafted last season but couldn't report due to a back injury. "I've always said we are an Alaskan team and we want to be Alaska's team," David said. "Since I've become...
Melton to replace Gerloff

...baseman is from the University of California Irvine. Gerloff appeared in 13 games for the Oilers before suffering a back injury which shut his summer down in 2006. Gerloff hit .256 with four stolen bases and was a big part of the Oilers infield...
New apparatus ?Stops back pain without surgery!?

...non-invasive devise for patients afflicted with serious back injury known as SpineMed Therapy, ?Through my years here on...have not been able to work for several years due to a back injury and severe sciatic pain that have returned to work and...
Area racers scratch from Iron Dog

...but Daniels said Davis' aching back was just one of the factors that caused the duo to scratch. She said Davis' back injury was not severe, because the pair rode 300 miles back toward Wasilla on Monday after scratching. Also in the Pro Class...
Juneau rescue team steps up scenario drills

...probably was the lost hiker's bike. By 11 a.m., they located the hiker, who was lying on the ground simulating a back injury that rendered him unable to walk. Some members immediately climbed back down to go get the "litter" or gurney from...
Assembly shows 'a little bit of heart': Body allows senior to file form months after deadline

...pleased." Holben said she missed the deadline because she lost track of her financial paperwork while dealing with a back injury. Assembly President Pete Sprague was the only assembly member to vote against the ordinance, however, Gary Knopp...
Float trip ends with copter ride

...unable to proceed, so we called 911 to ask their advice." Leadbeater said that he had been given medications for his back injury and expected to be released from the hospital by Monday evening. "It doesn't appear to be anything more than a real...
Some like it hot: Style of yoga warms body, spirit

...teaches yoga in Anchorage, had a Bikram Yoga studio in his basement on the Peninsula. "I'm definitely sure it cured a back injury," she said. "Spiritually and emotionally it heals you from the inside out. It's a great way to take care of yourself...


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