Does a muscle spasm feel like burning?
- 19 Apr 2011 by jeremey
- muscle spasm, pain, spasms, muscle, burning
For the past 6 months or so i get excruciating pain in my neck/shoulders/ mid back it feels like very bad burning and nothing i do can make it go away, i tried heat/ice/laying down but it just goes away on its own within 20 min to an hour. If i rub the tissue around the burning it sometimes feels good and if i roll my shoulders it will give temp relief while im rolling them it feels kind of good but the second i stop it comes back. I was told its nerve pain but it just doesnt seem like nerve pain to me im wondering if its muscle spasms?
26 Oct 2014
My Chiropractor has helped me tremendous with muscle spasms
19 Apr 2011
your right i don't think it is nerve pain at all, but muscle spasms. i have had muscle spasms all my life and that is wha they feel like, you might of over exerted yourself, pulled a muscle and it just healing, give it 3-4 weeks, no change then go get an xray. i hoped i was of some help good luck. amber
19 Apr 2011
It does sound more like muscle spasms but the burning can be a pinched nerve as well. Have you thought of massage or physical therapy to alleviate the problem? I recommend either for relief from the problem. Another option along with the physical therapy is a mild muscle relaxant. Have to get a script from the doctor.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I have fibromyalgia and keep muscle spasms in my neck and back muscles. These muscle spasms will not go away with physical therapy, massage, tens ...
5 answers • 10 Oct 2010
muscle spasms are daily, roughly 20 times or more and usually involve contorting legs, feet, arms, face and hands. My neck twists so bad it feels ...
5 answers • 11 Jan 2011
I just started taking 4mg Zanaflex last night. I haven't been able to sleep since and I think it actually INCREASED my muscle spasms. I'm ...
3 answers • 29 Sep 2011
these were purely for a muscle spasm I had after facet joint injections. the spasm has stopped. I would like to cease using these drugs as I feel ...
1 answer • 5 May 2013
I get recurring muscle spasms in my neck, today however, just one week after my neck has relaxed back to normal from my most recent spasm I have a ...
1 answer • 16 May 2013