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Why did my doctor prescribe muscle relaxants? I need pain relief!

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Dr. Stephen Perret
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Pain is complicated!

There are several types of pain including nerve pain and muscle pain.
Although they often feel the same to a patient, a doctor knows that trying to clarify the type of pain often points to a more helpful solution. Muscle relaxants are often more effective than pain killers and so can be more appropriate for certain types of pain.

In brief: Pain is complicated!

There are several types of pain including nerve pain and muscle pain.
Although they often feel the same to a patient, a doctor knows that trying to clarify the type of pain often points to a more helpful solution. Muscle relaxants are often more effective than pain killers and so can be more appropriate for certain types of pain.
Dr. Stephen Perret
Dr. Stephen Perret
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Dr. Scott Naftulin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pain treatment

Muscle relaxants refer to a class of medications.
Like other classes of medications such as nsaids , muscle relaxants are commonly used to treat neck and back pain.

In brief: Pain treatment

Muscle relaxants refer to a class of medications.
Like other classes of medications such as nsaids , muscle relaxants are commonly used to treat neck and back pain.
Dr. Scott Naftulin
Dr. Scott Naftulin
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