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Can simvastatin cause muscle tightness in shoulders and neck..been on 10mgs for over a year?

I also have herniated disc with spinal stenosis according to MRI but only have neck and shoulder stiffness ... came off simvastatin for almost 2 weeks and less muscle tightness. ..can this drug cause ...

Posted 5 Apr 2014 3 answers

Broken back & herniated discs in neck HATE THE MEDS?

I broke my back- recovery was exceptional at 8 weeks postop- one week later I was hit while at a complete stop and disrupted all scar tissue and herniated two discs in my neck... 4 Neurosurgeon told ...

Posted 21 Aug 2014 1 answer

Are epidurals and nerve blocks the same thing?

I NEED HELP? I have a plethora of back and neck problems! I have three herniated disc in my neck, two bulging disc in Lumbar, two fractures in the thoracic (The curvature in this area caused ...

Posted 2 Mar 2014 1 answer

I was told I have a lumbar herniated disc. I have weakness and pain on the right side especially?

... radiating in buttocks area. Does this mean the herniation is on the right of the spine?

Posted 10 Jun 2014 2 answers

I would like to know more about ligament tears in my back?

I have multiple back issues including ligament tears at L4-L5 and L5-S1. I get mixed answers from doctors or no answers at all. How serious can these be?

Posted 21 May 2014 1 answer

Wondering if anyone else feels worthless due to lack of quality of life due to chronic pain?

I'm new here, just joined today... I've been dealing with chronic pain for the last three years due to DDD, bulging/herniated discs, spinal stenosis, sciatica and severe nerve pain. ...

Posted 9 Nov 2012 32 answers

Pain - I have 6 levels in my back where the nerves are being pinched. 4 herniated discs. Failed 3?

4 herniated discs. failed 3 level fusion w 2 looses screws. Anyone know a pain doc in San Antonio area who will prescribe strong effective meds like oxycodone, etc.?

Posted 8 Apr 2014 1 answer

Is a dosage of 2400mg of neurotin daily in 3 doses to treat pain from herniated discs correct?

My 38 year old daughter has 2 herniated discs in her back and her doctor has prescribed neurotin in 3 daily doses of 800 mg. This seems excessive to me and she is experiencing muscle twitches, as ...

Posted 7 Mar 2013 3 answers

Herniated disc - Hello everyone, I'm 25 years old. I've had a large ruptured l5 s1 disc for about?

... 8 months. I've done the conservative treatment approach and it hasn't helped. I talked to my neurosurgeon and I've decided to have a microdiscectomy two weeks from today on March ...

Posted 18 Feb 2014 1 answer

Hello all... I have been taking 2 to 4 50mg Tramadol capsules for about a year for herniated discs?

... Now I would like to change to something perhaps a little stronger but with less side effects. Does anyone know of an alternative? Also has anyone out there ever experienced muscle twitching ...

Posted 17 Aug 2013 4 answers

MRI shows herniated C6. Dr wants me to see surgeon since I may have nerve damage, pain is minimal?

should I be concerned about nerve damage? I don't want surgery. No idea why I have the herniated disc other than my age - in my 40's but I'm somewhat phycially active - exercise 2-3x ...

Posted 22 Oct 2013 4 answers

Lyrica for nerve and muscle pain does it work?

given for herniated disc t7-t8

Posted 26 Feb 2013 4 answers

I had a lumbar epi 3 days ago (HD L4,5,S1). Should the pain decrease immediately? (Mine hasn't.)?

I had a lumbar epidural 3 days ago (from a respected pain management doc) for pain associated with my herniated discs-L4,5,S1/sciatica. My pain increased for two days & still has not subsided ...

Posted 30 Jul 2013 6 answers

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