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HELP! Leg pain now back and neck?

Let me start with for the past 5 -6 years I have lived with sciatica pain in my leg. I took Ibuprofen and it helped. Just recently about a year ago my sciatica pain disappeared and now my back and neck are hurting like crazy. I saw my doctor and he took an upper back and neck MRI and X-ray and he found nothing. He claims that its muscle spasm but I told him that my sciatica disappeared and I believed that its nerve related. I have received massages and now wills start on physical therapy. I found these "pills" that worked wonders until my body built a tolerance. The pill contained (100 mg) of Phenylbutazone- a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory) + (200 mg) of Methocarbamol- a muscle relaxant + (0.75 mg) of Dexamethasone- a corticosteroid. They are called Rumoqhin NF and they are made in Mexico but are not legal in the states. The company stopped making them and I had to switch to a new one that I found in Mexico on line. My neck pain is so bad that on bad days I can only slightly turn my head both way, and my back is so bad that getting out of bed or up from the couch in almost impossible. Please help if anyone out there has had the same issues.


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