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Posted by: Clarabella | 2012/04/03

upper back ache

i have had a knot on the left upper side of my spine for months. it affects the use of my left arm. i think it could be a pinched nerve but cant say for sure. my daughter sometimes messages the knot and the pain gets better but it only lasts for a while.
should i go see a phisio therapist or chiro practisioner

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Clarabella

I suggest that you consult a physiotherapist to release the muscle tension. You can take Ibuprofen, in combination with Robaxin to alleviate the muscle spasm and pain. These products are available over the counter at pharmacies.

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Dr Anrich

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