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What would you suggest for tight muscles caused by tension...and I also have a herniated disc at L5 S1 and suffer with sciatica. Neck position for sle?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
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In brief: Muscle tension

If you wish to avoid taking muscle relaxants like flexeril or robaxin, (methocarbamol) consider stress management therapy.
Wearing a soft cervical collar off and on takes pressure of the neck. For sciatic pain which is chronic, epidural corticosteroid injections and/or surgery may be needed and follow up with a neurosurgeon is advisable.

In brief: Muscle tension

If you wish to avoid taking muscle relaxants like flexeril or robaxin, (methocarbamol) consider stress management therapy.
Wearing a soft cervical collar off and on takes pressure of the neck. For sciatic pain which is chronic, epidural corticosteroid injections and/or surgery may be needed and follow up with a neurosurgeon is advisable.
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