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Related terms: CMP, Myofascial Syndrome, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, MPS


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Aleve vs Ibuprofen: What's the difference?

Posted 13 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Aleve and ibuprofen are both used for pain relief. But is one more effective or more likely to cause side effects compared to the other?

What changed that made Pain Management facilities to not manage pain?

Posted 17 Apr 2014 by mfpdfibro 8 answers

I am not sure what has changed, if its federal, state, DEA or FDA, but something major has changed and there is not one physician from family practice to pain management clinics that will humanely prescribe necessary pain medication. I am currently with a pain management clinic and have been so for ...

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Myofasical pain – Rolling car effect?

Posted 18 Oct 2013 by Emeraldgirl 11 answers

Hello everyone this is what happens to me and I was wondering if it happens to anyone else. I am driving in my car and I have to stop at the lights or park the car. Either way the car is stationary; but to me it feels as if the car is rolling backwards. I check that I have the foot brake on and ...

Fibromyalgia - What do you believe caused your fibromyalgia?

Posted 1 Aug 2013 by MacIntosh12 17 answers

Bodily trauma or a virus or anything else? There is so much info on this subject that I'd love to hear what all of you think about these theories. Viral or trauma, or is it congenital? What say all of you? Any ideas, theories, anything you'd like to say about the cause, or about ...

Got Neuropathy? Stinging burning pain? Ideopathic Neuropathy? Get Amitriptyline!?

Posted 1 Apr 2013 by MacIntosh12 13 answers

Hi all neuropathy pain patients, diabetics with neuropathy and Fibromyalgia patients, I've actually gotten some relief from the constant stinging pain. I'm almost waiting for the other shoe to drop, if you get me on that. I've had a bad winter with some days that were hair afire ...

Amitriptyline (Elavil) Hi guys, anyone have heart arrhythmia on Amitriptyline/Elavil?

Posted 7 Oct 2013 by MacIntosh12 9 answers

I've been having strange heart beats, my heart will suddenly flutter for about 30 seconds, which may not sound scary, but 30 seconds of fluttering actually IS scary! I've been back on Amitriptyline for one month, could it be that? I've always had this arrhythmia, but never, ever this ...

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain, Do any of you go thru time periods where you cannot sleep, and?

Posted 12 Dec 2012 by MacIntosh12 14 answers

time periods where all you want to do is sleep? I'm going to bed late and I awaken about 3 hours later, wide awake, GRRRR! Then I need sleep during the day, so it's a vicious cycle. I think I'm having a flare and definite fog. Does THIS HAPPEN to anyone else? If so, what do you do ...

Hi gang, this is not a question, this is an open apology?

Posted 16 Jan 2013 by MacIntosh12 16 answers

I really 'stepped in it' with my question regarding handicapped stickers! I apologize to everyone. I made a grave error and you may all consider me schooled for my mistake, it was uncaring, unkind, cruel and not like me. It will NEVER happen again. Shame on me, Lara

Does anyone take Valium (diazepam) for Fibromyalgia (FM) and Chronic Myofascial pain?

Posted 10 Aug 2013 by Emeraldgirl 8 answers

I have been on Valium since 2004. initially for CMP and continued with it when FM was diagnosed. My Dr stopped it recently he could not justify why. Now the only muscle relaxant I am on is Amitriptyline 25mg at night and this does nothing to ease the muscles at all.I intend to see my specialist to ...

Hi have a question for those who suffer from fibromyalgia and cmp... what type of mattress seems to?

Posted 30 Nov 2013 by sorrya 11 answers

... work best? I'm battling picking a new matress. We currently have a memory foam but it's very firm. Doesn't seem to be helping only making pain worse every morning. Any help or thought would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Much! Sorrya

Prescribed medication for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Myofascial pain?

Posted 5 Aug 2013 by Emeraldgirl 5 answers

Hello All I would like to get an idea of what prescribed medication (and dosage) people take for Fibromyalgia (FM) and Myofascial pain (MP). I am due to see my specialist with a view to come of Lyrica as it is non-effective and my weight gain is getting out of control. I have continued with it for ...

Hi gang, is anyone taking Zanaflex and finding that it may be causing rebound muscle?

Posted 25 Feb 2013 by MacIntosh12 7 answers

spasms? I notice that after I take two tizanadine (Zanaflex) that my pain gets worse about four hours after taking it, it helps for the first four hours though. Anyone notice this? Thank you to any who answer/leave a comment/wanna talk trash about our local weather/discuss latest dance moves, etc. ...

Chronic Myofascial Pain - Fibro/Chronic Myofacial pain.Do you suffer with Orthostatic intolerance?

Posted 1 Sep 2013 by Emeraldgirl 8 answers

You may know it as Postural hypotension, dizziness upon standing. I have suffered with bouts of dizziness for a few years; however over the past seven months it has become more frequent. My dizziness associated with Fibromyalgia (FM) is very distinctive. Visually objects are at a tilted angle, some ...

Chronic Myofascial Pain - I just came up on this group, so I thought I'd ask a question. I really?

Posted 27 Jan 2013 by mc5939673 5 answers

... don't understand the difference between fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome. Everything I read, it seems like I feel I have fibromyalgia but my rheumatologist says I have myofascial pain syndrome. And can you actually have both?

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