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My neck shoulders and head

Nov 15, 2015 10:53 AM

I have had neck and shoulder pain accompanied with severe headaches for over four years now. I have tried chiropractor two different physiotherapists the natural path massage therapist stress Management classes Chronic Pain Class is in mindful Self Compassion Program. I have been through four years of trying to find the correct mix of medications that don't cause side effects or risk addictions. I have tried an osteopath a dentist for a new bite plate changing my bra is not wearing bras not wearing heavy clothing. I have bought more types of equipment to use at home that I can remember and have spent thousands of dollars on them. I could go on. The thing is is that I still have shoulder pain neck pain is severe headaches. Medications shots that make me numb numb seem to have helped a bit but I never know what today will bring. I do get days of relief but I have very many days without. I have even recorded my pain in an attempt to see how weather may be affecting it. I am told I have some arthritis in my neck some fluid on my shoulder and tendinopathy. That's it nothing more. Any ideas on how I can get well?

Nov 15, 2015 12:14 PM

Rco58 I understand how you are feeling. I have Syrinx, Syringomyelia, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, Degenerative disk disease and many other problems. I have pain in my neck caused by the Syrinx pressing on the nerves and muscles constantly. My Neuro tells me to use moist heat,massage, and use any kind of gel,roll on. For pain relief I use a rice pack it provides moist heat to my spine. This is usually what I do for relief. Sending prayers and hugs your way.

Nov 15, 2015 6:13 PM

Thanks very much!

Nov 15, 2015 9:37 PM

Rco58, I've had multiple flares of bursitis in my shoulders and hips. I also have DDD & OA. I use Voltaren gel (rx), heated rice filled socks, sometimes get steroid injx. Hugs & a prayer you'll find a relief method soon! πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Nov 15, 2015 11:30 PM

I have Bursitus in both shoulders I get cortisone injections when need to for the pain I cannot scrub bath wash car anything with my arm as the next day I have a horrific migraine which I vomit and it lasts a couple of days. I also have nerve impingement down my neck and have had nerve blocks once which it was quite some time ago I can even remember if it helped plus I was in Gabapentin Kapanol and Allergron so most likely masked it anyway! I also have fibromyalgia which gives me pain in my leg muscles plus my back etc I have been on life support 3 times this year due to the amount of pain meds they think making me unconscious and not being able to be woken up so they recently took me off all meds etc Kapanol 30mg x2 day. I have recently started scenar therapy if u you tube it u will see what it is and honestly the pain seems to be subsiding a fair bit I'm hoping it stays that way in the mornings I wake in a bit off pain shoulders neck but once I'm up off my bed and pillow and walking around it dies down or I take a maxalt and it helps. Other than that hot and cold packs u can get clay hot packs from chemist warehouse much better than the stinky wheat ones plus somebody else told me magnesium flakes which I haven't tried yet but am going to once I find them! I hope u feel much better soon πŸŒΈπŸ’œ I have a scenar machine but I have been to a scenar therapist 3 times now! Make sure u you tube it hun😊

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