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Is periforme muscle spasam after childbirth treatable ? Have had pain 4 nearly 5 years now with no help. Relief only from nsaids. Tx

Is periforme muscle spasam after childbirth treatable ? Have had pain 4 nearly 5 years now with no help. Relief only from nsaids. Tx

Yes: Piriformis syndrome can be due to nerve root irritation associated with the sciatic nerve. If physical therapy modalities do not help, then the cause needs to be diagnosed and treated. Possible causes include lumbar radiculopathy, hip issues, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or variant anatomy of how the sciatic nerve runs around/through the pyriformis. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

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


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Lower back mild to moderate pain on and off. On NSAIDs and muscle relaxer. 10 days now. How long does it take to heal? Sometimes one side and both.

Lower back mild to moderate pain on and off. On NSAIDs and muscle relaxer. 10 days now. How long does it take to heal? Sometimes one side and both.

Back Pain: Honestly, once you develop back pain, it almost never goes away for ever. Expect it to come and go. An acute flare should get better within 6 weeks. Yes, it sounds like a lot. The person should stay active during that time and be as active as allowable by pain. Buy the person the book....Healing Back Pain by Dr. Sarno. Its a start ...Read more

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Pain meds, muscle relaxers not helping pain under my r scapula. Car crash may 11. I also took an nsaid, still no relief. What could it be?

Pain meds, muscle relaxers not helping pain under my r scapula. Car crash may 11. I also took an nsaid, still no relief.  What could it be?

Family practice : You have suffered a whiplash injury to your trapezius muscle. You can partially tear its muscle fibers which would not be seen on x-ray. It can take weeks to months to heal. It will take multiple modalities to see improvement. It will take patience and long suffering to get better. ...Read more

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My TMJ Pain has been much worse lately.Constant dull/achy pain in right jaw/face.Taking NSAIDS.Any OTC muscle relaxers or other OTC med suggestions?

My TMJ Pain has been much worse lately.Constant dull/achy pain in right jaw/face.Taking NSAIDS.Any OTC muscle relaxers or other OTC med suggestions?

See TMJ doc: See TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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I have really bad muscle spasms in my shoulder/neck area. I can't take NSAIDS is there something an online doctors can prescribe me?

I have really bad muscle spasms in my shoulder/neck area. I can't take NSAIDS  is there something an online doctors can prescribe me?

We R not dispensers-: -of medications but only try 2 answer Ur? 'S.the symptoms U describe could B intrinsic 2 the shoulder or 2 the neck or a combination of both. C an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship trained surgeon. Good place 2 start, get referrals if necessary. ...Read more

Nsaids (Definition)

Nsaid stands for non steroidal anti inflammatory agent. So the most potent anti inflammatory agents are steroids like prednisone. Nsaids are ...Read more