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Fell down, landed on lower back. Having pain in shoulder and neck. Looking for relief

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i just took a very hard fall on frozen ground landing on my lower back. now have pain in shoulders and neck

i.m 69 years old
Posted Mon, 4 Mar 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
 
 
Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 33 minutes later
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.

If you are able move your shoulder and neck without much pain and there is no much swelling and tenderness then a bone injury is unlikely. You need to continue with rest and ice . Most of the times it is a xray to rule out any bony injury .You can take Tablet Motrin 1 tablet with food as and when required (upto 4 tablets daily).
Avoid lifting and rest well.

I hope this is helpful to you.

Wishing you good health...
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Dr Saurabh Gupta.
Orthopaedic Surgeon.
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