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NECKAND SHOULDER BLADE PAIN
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YANKEE10460 posted:
IT IS WORST WHEN ,I WAKE UP IN THE MORNING,I HAVE STIFFNESS IN MY NECK. PAIN GOING DOWN MY BACK TOWARDS MY SHOULDER BLADE.IT FEELS SO MUCH BETTER WITH HOT PACKS OR, A HEAT RUB OR,PUT ASPERCREAM,ON IT, BUT THE PAIN DOES COME BACK BUT, AS LONG AS I AM PHYSICALLY ACTIVE DOING HOUSE HOLD WORK OR WHAT EVER NO PAIN. BUT WHEN I COME TO A REST AFTER, A LONG PERIOD OF TIME IT STARTS UP AGAIN.CAN ANYONE HELP IS THIS JUST WITH OLD AGE OR WHAT I AM 46YRS.OLD.
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Well, I wouldn't call 46 "old age"! It think it's time for a trip to the doctor to rule out anything serious. You might also ask for a physical therapist referral - a PT can help you do exercises to alleviate pain and problems as you age.

Haylen


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