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Treatment for pain in neck and back - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Back Pain
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   i'm having musle spasms in my neck and back pains in my arms and headaches
Doctor :   Since when?
User :   i've tried heat ice rub and its been going on for two weeks
Doctor :   Did you lift any heavy weights?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have scholosis as well but not sure if that makes any difference
User :   no
Doctor :   Probably you have developed a muscle tear or a sprain
User :   what can i do
Doctor :   Rather try hot fomentation and analgesic gels
Doctor :   Get an xray done
Doctor :   That will contribute to stress on the neck muscles leading to pain
User :   i had a xray standing up and my spine is like a s shape
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Was an cervical Xray taken
User :   not sure
Doctor :   That should help you
User :   i had this happen before and had to get a shot in my but cause my neck locked up on me and i couldnt mov it
User :   does stretching make it better or worse
Doctor :   And its common to have pains in neck and back if suffering from scoliosis
Doctor :   All needed is milder streches and proper rest
User :   thank u
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   wishing you speedy recovery
Doctor :   Bye for now
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