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Travelers United: “A dozen tips to combat back pain while flying.”
New England Baptist Hospital: “Planning a Summer Vacation and Traveling with Orthopedic Issues and Pain,” “Traveling with Joint Pain,” “Traveling with Back Pain.”
Arthritis Foundation: “8 Tips for Pain-free Travel.”
Mobility International USA: “Air Travel Tips for People with Disabilities.”
Transportation Security Administration: “Disabilities and Medical Conditions,” “Passenger Support,” “TSA Pre-Check,” “TSA Pre-Check FAQ.”
U.S. Department of State: “Traveling with Disabilities.”
U.S. Department of Transportation: “Wheelchair and Guided Assistance.”
OrthoInfo: “Tips for Lifting and Carrying Luggage.”
Harvard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School: “The Psychology of Lower Back Pain.”
National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association: “Travel Tips for Fibromyalgia or Chronic Pain Illnesses.”
DepartSmart: “All Aboard - A Comprehensive Guide to Traveling with Disabilities.”
San Diego Tourism Authority: “Disability Accessible Travel in San Diego.”
Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler, MD on April 14, 2020
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