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Cures For Itchy Back Muscle
Shoulder & neck pain for long time (years). Looks only muscle pain, tried physical therapies &massage,helps sort period. Looking for long term solutio?
NSAID: I suspect that you may be having muscle and shoulder pain as a consequence of referred pain arising actually from some arthritis changes in the neck. There are no cures. OTC NSAIDs such as Naproxen and Ibuprofen may give you upwards of 30 to 60% relief of your symptoms. If you have no problems that would prevent you from using them them consider a NSAID trial for 2 to 4 weeks. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Lots to do: Lets assume the pain is not from something serious or a herniated disk, stenosis or anything pathologic. Exercise to sthengthen abdominal muscles and the muscles in your back, stretching, care to avoid bending and twisting at the same time, anti-inflammatories or tylenol, (acetaminophen) heat, good body posture and body mechanics (lifting correctly), weight reduction are a good start.Exercise and walk or swim. ...Read more
Cure Difficult: Some attention to finding out the cause of your spasm is necessary. Cures are difficult of most causes of muscle spasm but with attention to local conditions like trigger points, the use of therapeutic exercise such demonstrated by a physical therapist can be valuable. Also, don't overlook, activity like yoga or pilates which over time can help tremendously. ...Read more
I have chronic pain between my shoulder blades and my sternum is sore. Omt, muscle relaxers, and pain killers help temporarily. Is there a fix?
My doc says my neck pain comes from uncovertebral hypertrophy. is it really bad prognosis? any special treatment plan? exercise? neck pain for 1.5 yrs
Neck pain: it is very difficult to pin down exactly where neck pain comes from. To say it comes from uncovertebral hypertrophy at 29 is a stretch. I would recommend a good evaluation from a Rheumatologist. have you had an MRI? pain radiating into the arm suggest possibility of nerve root impingment. you clearly need more evaluation. ...Read more
What could cause reacurring severe body aches. Mostly legs buttocks back chest neck. Ongoing on and off for 10 years.
Horrible pain in hips and back. Treated for back pain with medications but still no relief. Kyphosis diagnosed 3/8/16. Bending is almost impossible?
Needs eval: Needs further evaluation - have you had any studies or injuries? See PCP. ...Read more
Upper back pain for 3 days and now red bumpy itchy rash on chest, shoulders, back, and upper arms? Ideas? Also no one can touch me without pain
What could cause upper neck/back of head pain, facial pains that come and go, muscle spasms, eye strain, could my meds been doing it?
Nerve impingement: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. It can cause severe vision impairment and muscle spasms. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
Chronic neck pain for 5 years and now face pain on that side as well. MRI/trigeminal tests= good, neurologist think it's my neck. Can neck cause face?
Tough one: Without having more results, its difficult to tell. It might be. One way to start narrowing down the cause is to do some nerve blocks. If you block a nerve as a test run and the pain temporarily goes away then you know its that nerve. Several nerves can be responsible for face pain depending on the area. ...Read more
Does massage therapy work for back pain , shoulder pain ? Is it worth it? What are the alternatives?
Yes : If the presentation us primarily muscular symptoms, massage can give temporary relief but does not address the underlying cause or causes unless it was muscular in origin. Otherwise, depending on the cause of the pain, treatment can range from time, medication, exercise and sometimes injections ...Read more
Mystery diagnosis: 24/7 constant aching soreness in my eyes and forehead for 3 years. Are there any treatments for this?
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Lifestyle changes: Not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones. Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help. Most are treated non operatively. ...Read more
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