A 21-year-old member asked:
Why did my doctor prescribe muscle relaxants? i need pain relief!
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Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Pain is complicated!: There are several types of pain including nerve pain and muscle pain. Although they often feel the same to a patient, a doctor knows that trying to clarify the type of pain often points to a more helpful solution. Muscle relaxants are often more effective than pain killers and so can be more appropriate for certain types of pain.
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Pain Management 34 years experience
Pain treatment: Muscle relaxants refer to a class of medications. Like other classes of medications such as nsaids , muscle relaxants are commonly used to treat neck and back pain.
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Last updated Sep 4, 2015
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