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is there a muscle or a nerve that corresponds to this pain?

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I have chronic pain that occurs along a line starting at the right side of the base of my skull, down the right side of my neck, and then down between the right side of my spine and my right shoulder blade, ending around my mid-back. Is there a muscle or a nerve that corresponds to this line?


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replied June 5th, 2015
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Thank you for asking

I read your question and i understand your concern. Chronic pain if persistent should be evaluated for compressive neuropathies in cervical spine. Musculoskeletal spasm can also be a possibility. Take some muscle relaxants like skelaxin and rest for a while. Apply some topical NSAIDs and see if it helps.

I hope it helps . Consult your doctor as our advice is just for education purposes only.


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