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What would you suggest for tight muscles caused by tension...and i also have a herniated disc at l5 s1 and suffer with sciatica. neck position for sle?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Muscle tension: If you wish to avoid taking muscle relaxants like flexeril or robaxin, (methocarbamol) consider stress management therapy. Wearing a soft cervical collar off and on takes pressure of the neck. For sciatic pain which is chronic, epidural corticosteroid injections and/or surgery may be needed and follow up with a neurosurgeon is advisable.
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