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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Yes: It may help.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Herniated discs: Herniated discs in the neck (cervical spine) can cause pain, numbness, or weakness in the neck, shoulders, chest, arms, and hands. In some cases a very large herniated disc in the neck may cause weakness or unusual tingling affecting other parts of the body, including the legs.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Muscle relaxants: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) tends to cause more sedation and is a stronger muscle relaxant.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
No: Not generally, unless there is neurovascular compromise or sepsis.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Epidural: Depending on the cause of the sciatica, you could really benefit from an epidural steroid injection.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Many: But should not take more than 3-4 per day.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Tendinitis: It could be some kind of tendonitis...Is there any specific position it hurts in? Like maybe only when you lay down and the leg is fully straight (without a bend in the knee).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
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