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Suggest treatment for chronic back pain while on Methocarbamol

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Posted on Fri, 3 Mar 2017 in Back Pain
Question: how can methocarbomal 500 mg help chronic lower back pain. stenosis
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a muscle relaxant helps to reduce any spasm in the muscles in the back

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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

It is a muscle relaxant.

Muscle spasm can contribute to back pain so the use of a muscle relaxant would help to reduce the tension in the muscles.

Spasm can occur around any bones that are giving problems or as a result of restricted movements in certain directions.

This is the reason that a muscle relaxant can be used for back pain. It is usually combined with a pain killer in most cases.

I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other questions
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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 1 hour later
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no problem

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HI

If anything else is unclear, can let me know
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