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shoulder radiating to neck and back of head

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shoulder radiating to neck and back of head
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
Dr Basu :

Hi there, This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

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That is a nerve related pain.

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Shoulder and back of the neck supplied the nerves coming from cervical spine.

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Any pressure on the nerves from the arthritis of the spine will cause this.

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Also muscle spasm around the cervical spine can cause this.

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Physiotherapy will be the mainstay of the treatment by reducing the tension and strengthening these muscles.

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Ultrasound therapy also can be included to provide relief.

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You can take Ibuprofen available over the counter 2-3 tablets every 6 hours with food.

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Also a muscle relaxant like Tizanidine can be prescribed for better relief.

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Heating pad and topical lidocaine ointment also may prove very helpful.

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Best wishes,

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