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Muscle pain in thigh, muscle spasms, osteoporosis. No relief from pain killers. Second opinion?

My Dad has been in a nursing home for PT due to excruciating muscle pain in his right thigh. The pain doesn t really respond well to pain killers - he is maxed out on them. His doc is saying muscle spasm as he is hunched over due to osteoporosis . Can you really have a killer muscle spasm for 30+ days? What type of doc should I bring him to for a second opinion?
Asked On : Wed, 3 Oct 2012
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The muscle spasms are sometimes persistent if these are associated with vitamin D3 deficiency. Taking muscle relaxants can help him. You can consult an orthopedician for the same.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Wed, 3 Oct 2012
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