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Suggest treatment for muscular spasms in the shoulder blade

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Dr. Aashish Raghu

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Posted on Mon, 3 Apr 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: What can I do about a muscular spasm behind my left shoulder blade?
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Answered by Dr. Aashish Raghu 19 minutes later
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Lifestyle modification

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Hi there

Thanks for the query

You need to get physiotherapy in the form of TENS or Ultrasound therapy in the interscapular region.

Apply hot packs to the affected region.

Avoid using thick pillow under your head while sleeping. Avoid bending neck forward or lifting weights. Do Yoga for stress relief. Get 6 to 8 hours of sleep daily.

Take Tablet Diclofenac with Thicolchicoside combination twice a day for 5 days. This is prescription medicine.

I hope I have answered your query.

I will be available to answer your follow up queries.

Regards,

Dr. Aashish Raghu
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