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A 33-year-old female asked:

I pulled a muscle in my upper back i think and it keeps spasming. would a massage be good for this or will it exacerbate the problem?

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Dr. Dante Brittis
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Ok to try: Gentle massage along with mild anti inflammatory is fine in short term. Can also try alternate heat and icing. If doesn't improve over 5-7 days you get formal exam.
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