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What are some possibles causes of severe trapezius spasms in right causing a lot of swelling and deep sharp pain in right shoulder blade. Unbearable ?
Can allergies cause the following: constant mucus, constant bloodshot eyes, constant fatigue, constant tight chest, upper trapezius spasm, dizziness?
I have constant fear and anxiety because i can't breathe well. All of my accessory breathing muscles intercoastals, upper trapezius, etc have spasmed.
I have severe trapezius muscle spasms...unbearable pain some days. Taking methocarbamol 500mg & Oxycodone 10mg. Not helping enough- any suggestions? I
Diagnosis : It really all comes down to the specific diagnosis. Long term narcotics would not be a good idea. Most common cause is an undeyinh structural problem in the spine such as a "pinched nerve" or a symptomatic facet joint. Other possibility us cervical dystonia. Either way, an accurate diagnosis and initiation of treatment specific to cause would be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is done for a trapezius muscle that spasms constantly at the top of the shoulder/neck area? No muscle relaxer helps, tried Soma 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
Sometimes, i wake up with one of my upper trapezius muscles completely contracted. Then it spasms for several days. How can I treat/prevent this?
See your doctor: The underlying cause of this may range from a simply muscle sprain to a cervical herniated disc. You will need to be evaluated, and if this continues despite nsaids, physical therapy may be helpful. When these fail to relieve your symptoms, or if you have progressive weakness, arm/hands numbness tingling worsening, then further work-up with e.g. Cervical spine MRI may even be indicated. ...Read more
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