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... I find that muscle relaxants do help a little. When I get the kind of pain you describe I tend to 'tense up' and it gets worse. ... (12 replies)
Muscle relaxants
Mar 8, 2003
... I just have to vent for a second. In December when I first had such terribe neck and shoulder pain that I could not sleep on either side of my head let alone move and had an electric shock sensation that ran down the entire length of my arm and into my pinkie and I had a numb thumb(later told that was classic symptom from herniation) was given a handout for a neck exercise... (13 replies)
... my body has a tendency to get easily inflamed. Muscle relaxants and heat don't help, but ice does help temporarily and I get a short term relief from oxycontin IR. How long before this nerve irritation calms down? ... (6 replies)

... if the pain is not relieved by over the counter medications, muscle relaxants or rest you should consider further treatment. ... (4 replies)
... Just a note and what I have been told when I had my last EMG. They covered me up with a blanket prior to the doctor doing the EMG because they said if I get cold it will effect my results and I also found this on WebMD: How To Prepare Tell your doctor if you: Are taking any medications. Certain medications that act on the nervous system (such as muscle relaxants and... (11 replies)
... hours of relief and that's all I really need to get some good muscle relaxants into me and fall asleep with a Therma Care wrap over the bad area. I usually wake up in much better shape. ... (7 replies)
... have to say that the ACDF was one of the least painful procedures I ever had in terms of "surgical pain". I woke up from the ACDF with a tremendous relief of my nerve pain down the arm and the incision wasn't bad at all. ... (23 replies)
... on the right leg, which showed an abnormal study. The report indicated findings consistent with lower right lumbar radiculopathy at S1 nerve root level. I am scheduled for an EMG to test the nerves in my neck and arms. ... (5 replies)
Jun 29, 2013
... Pain meds and muscle relaxants help. As does the recliner. I'm slowly subbing in ibuprofen and reducing amounts pf pain meds. ... (73 replies)
... hours after each session. The doctor then recommended an EMG to assess nerve damage and the results were positive for nerve damage. At that point the doctor recommended facet joint injections to see if the pain was relieved somewhat so I could continue with PT. ... (6 replies)
... ave some residual symptoms that some days nearly bring me to tears. It can just be a day where work isn't going well, I'm stressed and on top of all that I have nerve pain. Or the nerve pain can come back for a brief period in a fierce way and instill this fear in me that I'll have to do it all over. ... (42 replies)
... depressants as a treatment for pain. I've been on muscle relaxants and pain pills since August. Thanks for being there. I just wish it would all end. I sure don't want to tell them I want to die. ... (16 replies)
... It's very hard to get comfortable at night. At times I'm in tears. I do ice, heat, Tiger balm and use a Tens unit to try to help it. They also have me on muscle relaxants and Vicodin 10mg twice a day as needed for severe pain. However, I would prefer to be on no pain meds and just feel like myself again. ... (0 replies)
... Hi and welcome to the boards! Straightening of the cervical spine usually occurs from muscle spasm in the neck muscles. The muscle relaxants would probably help, and if you experience side effects you don't like, you can ask for a different one. Some are more sedating than others. ... (2 replies)
... which was pressing on nerve and markedly compromising my spinal cord. ... (5 replies)
Neck Pain Relief
Oct 10, 2006
... No. I have only had an xray. Dr. put me on muscle relaxants and antiinflamtories for two weeks. I've had them before, but admit didn't take them regularly, because the muscle relaxant made me so sleepy. ... (2 replies)
Vioxx ??
May 6, 2003
... Neurontin works specifically for nerve pain. ... (23 replies)
... Sports Dr changed to a different narcotic and ordered the MRI which I had 4 days later. The MRI showed a large right sided disc herniation c6 c7 hitting the c7 nerve root with cord compression. I was sent to a neurosurgeon on Mar 5. He reviewed the MRI and did some tests and said I have Myolopathy. ... (15 replies)
Jul 22, 2012
... took me for a walk and had me go up some stairs. Four days after surgery, they sent me home with hydrocodone and muscle relaxants. The back spasms and burning nerve pain down the arm were pretty bad, but hydrocodone helped manage the pain during the first 2 weeks at home. ... (73 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. I just want to get it over with. I had a lot of pain today, only because I am trying to reduce the amount of Neurontin I take, I am taking a very high dose. I cut it in half. My surgery is on Wednesday. I work in surgery, and it is hard not to get a full description of what they do. Problem is, I know what they do, but I am trying not to think... (7 replies)

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