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... I suffer from muscle knots in my upper back and neck as well! It's where I have the most pain. ... (17 replies)
... psalm46 I also am a long time fibro sufferer and have been having a terrible time with stiff ness and knots in the back of my neck and shouders causing bad headaches 24/7. Has my blood pressure way up. And i can't seem to find anything to help either have made an appt. to see dr for some other blood pressure meds but don't know if the headaches and fibro are causing the... (17 replies)
... this condition and vice verse. It happens when the fascia, a thin web running from your head to toes continuously, gets knotted up after some type of trauma or, in the case of fibro, hunching over all the time because you hurt so bad. ... (17 replies)

... hours a night due to the constant adjustments needed to fall asleep. Muscle relaxer's help slightly if that and massages haven't helped. ... (17 replies)
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... I have the same issues in my upper back and neck area. I have been seeing a myofascial trigger point therapist for the past month, and it has been making a difference. ... (6 replies)
... I had a severe neck and back injury when I was 19, so I always attributed the knots in my neck and upper back to that, However since having been triggered with fibromyalgia, they have gotten worse. ... (17 replies)
... I could have written this. Basically, I suffer. That has been what I have done. So far, no relief. Will be seeing an orthopedist soon. I will let you know if I have any luck. (17 replies)
... neck area seem to be knotted so badly that they are locked up in cement. This causes headaches and poor sleeping. ... (17 replies)
... mart, Riteaid and CVS offer some help.You can also contact the drug manuf. they will help you too. I take flexeril or tizanidide for my muscle pain. The flexeril works the best for my neck. These both come in generic form. I also use a therapedic pillow. It levels your neck and head. Helps sometimes. ... (17 replies)
... I have the same problem. Those knots are normal for fibro.I also have them in my thighs and forearms. I use a therapy called "touch therapy". The trained fibro therapist GENTLY massages your problem areas. ... (17 replies)
... and stretching a LOT. Nothing takes them away, but sleep helps the most. I agree that muscle relaxers don't really work and make me feel weird, water is good, and I get injections. ... (17 replies)
... and folks aren't posting to this web, but just wanted to let you all know you are not alone. I have been dealing with this for almost a month now. Pain everyday in my upper left shoulder blade area. This happened to me about a year ago to the day and I saw an ortho doc. ... (17 replies)
... Jaw problems can affect the neck, shoulder and head muscles. I think that's where some of my knots come from. ... (17 replies)
... My PT recommends heat. That works a bit when I'm putting a sock filled with beans,heated in the micro, on the painful spots, but the relief is very partial and doesn't last. ... (17 replies)
... Try botox injections in the affected muscles. I had good success with this protocol, along with physical therapy. ... (17 replies)
... Thank You so much for the post. You explained it perfectly. You explained what I essentialy was trying to say. I knew the information but, could not explain it as well as you did. I really hope this information helps those who have our mutual health issue. Thanks again! W (17 replies)
... It's called Myofascial Pain Syndrome. A physiatrist (pain management doctor) can do trigger point injections. They work for about three months and while initially painful they feel great. NOTE: Myofascial Pain Syndrome has triggerpoints - Fibromyalgia has tender points. They are not the same thing. (17 replies)
... hi there, thanks for writing,,,I have gotten several massages, and by people who know trigger points...I love it! But it does not give me any real relief for very long...maybe a day. I will look into the shiatsu pillow..I thought I've tried them all! thanks for your advice! Cheryl (6 replies)
... I haven't been diagnosed with TMD. "Only" IBS, Chronic Fatigue, depression, anxiety, lack of REM cycle sleep and a perfect score for all pressure points. Yup, overachiever right here. (17 replies)

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