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Names Of Muscle Relaxers For Back Pain
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
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
What is done for a trapezius muscle that spasms constantly at the top of the shoulder/neck area? No muscle relaxer helps, tried Soma (carisoprodol) and flexaril
Massage: Start with massage therapy. Ultrasound treatment, low dose Valium, acupuncture, and chiropractic are options. There are other meds and therapies. At some ponit you may need to see a specialist (neurologist, physical medicine and rehab doctor) The trapeizus is innervated by the upper cervical nerves and the spinal accessory nerve (`cranial nerve XI). There are many uncommon problems that can occur ...Read more
I have both robaxin and zanaflex (tizanidine).One was for bladder spasm other for muscle pain. Which would be better for knotted muscles & soreness in abs/ribs.
Here are some...: Both drugs share similar mechanism and indication to ease musculoskeletal pain as well as have similar profile of side effects. Before succumbing to their long-term use, ask the treating doctor about why you have had the pain - if physically related or of unknown cause? Based on such, formulate a long-term plan of caring your pain. And behavioral modification & physical therapy are the first line. ...Read more
What types of stretches/exercises are good for relieving sciatica caused by a mild lower back muscle strain?
Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your PCP : Various drugs have been developed to affect the muscle contraction. Commonly used centrally acting muscle relaxants includes Lioresal, Soma, Flexeril, Skelaxin, (metaxalone) and Robaxin. Infrequently used muscle relaxants include Norflex) and Zanaflex. Many side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, headache and lethargy. Ask your PCP to adjust the medication for your needs. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Excruciating pain in shoulder blade and back of arm and tingling in fingers, help can't find much relief even taking an anti-inflammatory , muscle rela (carisoprodol)?
Nerve: Several considerations, such as nerve problem in neck shoulder region, or even distally in arm. See your doctor to find out if this might be cervical radiculopathy, thoracic outlet syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, or notalgia paresthetica. If this left sided, check for cardiac issues. ...Read more
Muscle relaxant or antiflammatory for stiff painful back due to arthritis of back and spinal stenosis. Also muscle spasms?
What muscle relaxant would you prescribe for chronic neck & back pain? Soma, zanaflex, (tizanidine) flexeril?
What is the best muscle relaxant that can be taken with pain meds for quik jerking of groups of muscles?
Wait...: I would not reach for muscle relxants for jerking motions until i knew what was causing them...The of course are not normal to have them while awake... ...Read more
Yrs of neck and muscular right shoulder pain w/ no relief from trigger point injections or muscle relaxers. Neck cracks hourly. What can I about this?
You may need testing: Sounds like either a neck problem, or an intrinsic shoulder problem. Please see an orthopaedic physician as you need to determine the source of the pain. It can be a nerve irritation of the cervical spine causing neck pain with referred shoulder discomfort. Or, it can be a rotator cuff problem. Either way, an evaluation by an orthopaedic doc can help you with the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp localized pain in mid upper spine. Happens at night for hours tried heat and pain killers and muscle relaxer nothing works?
Some ways: If it is indeed a statin problem, should likely see elevation of muscle enzymes especially cpk, creatine phosphokinase. Cannot especially confirm ms pain in limbs by a simple blood test, but if there is confusion, documentation of new lesions, especially in the spinal cord can bolster diagnosis. If statin is stopped, problem may depart, but not so simple with pain of ms. Neuro can sort out. ...Read more
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Can doctors prescribe meds online and also take insurance online severe pain in lower back< muscle weakness, numbing of the leg.Sciatica symptoms
No: Typically you need a face to face evaluation and determination regarding your issues. Controlled substances can only be hand signed at this time. Non-controlled substances/medications can be called into your pharmacy, but I recommend seeing a doctor to determine what is best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Cervical Spondylosis. Pain Mgmt is helpful but they are running out of ideas. Muscle relaxants aren't working. other Tx?
Tough : Myofascial pain is tough to treat and is all about maintenance. Good manual physical therapy within myofascial release is key. Cervical spondylosis is common as we age. Hopefully your pain management provider has offered or done some diagnostic blocks to help identify your pain. Ablation therapies could possibly help. Opioids are not very effective for myofascial pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conservative care: Generally you will start with conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching), as well as anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxant medications. Regular exercise, weight loss, improved diet, and smoking cessation are also recommended. Be sure to see a physician first to evaluate whether there is any significant underlying pathology. ...Read more
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