A 34-year-old male asked:
just came back from docs. they stated i have a muscle strain of the pectoral area. gave me cyclobenzaprine after a shot. took one. still hurts. why?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Rheumatology
Takes times: Strains and sprains can take weeks to heal. One shot and one muscle relaxer won't usually resolve the issue.
Last updated Jun 14, 2015
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