Don't do this when a car passenger

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Yankiwi
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Don't do this when a car passenger

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With restless legs we will do almost anything to get relief. On occasion I've put my legs on the dashboard when I've been a passenger in a car. After seeing this x-ray of crushed legs and pelvis I will never do this again.
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Horrifying. I've never ever put my feet up on the dash but I guess there are those like yourself who do.
Thank you for posting this, it may make others think.
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Yikes!
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omg I do that all the time! What else can you do, besides cross your legs (if your knees can handle it)?? Gee an option removed. Do we have to go to the rear seat? Maybe I should just never be a passenger.
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badnights wrote:omg I do that all the time! What else can you do, besides cross your legs (if your knees can handle it)?? Gee an option removed. Do we have to go to the rear seat? Maybe I should just never be a passenger.
Yeah, but when I have RLS, I cannot drive, either!
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Anyway you look at it, it's hell to be confined.

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Yankiwi wrote:Anyway you look at it, it's hell to be confined.
BINGO!
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Re: Don't do this when a car passenger

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When I’m in a car (driving or riding) and RLS kicks in, there is nothing for it but I need to find a safe place to stop, take some kratom, and then get out and walk around for 5 to 10 minutes. That usually takes care of it.

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