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I was in an MVA a year and a bit ago. I've got daily neck pain & back pain. My diagnosis was T7-8 disc herniation but my whole back including shoulder blades, vertical on either side of my back & low back all like to chime in. I'm looking at possible remedies or things I can try both medications and ideas to curb the pain as I'm in the healthcare field & refuse to go off work (I,pm just too young & don't sit well). I'd like to be able to go out & go run all my errands before having to run home & lay down or not be able to do anymore that day because of my pain.
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  • Have you consulted with a spine surgeon to see what he diagnosis is and what treatment options he would suggest? Not all visits with a spine surgeon result in recommendations for surgery, in fact , most don't......but they can refer you to the proper care and rehab to get you functioning at your best again.
  • No currently I only see a pain management doctor who my GP told me to look into muscle injections to help relax the muscles which I'll be speaking to him about next week,
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  • Since you were involved in a MVA, it would be wise to at least consult with a board certified spine surgeon to make sure that what you are experiencing isn't a result of some other damage aside from muscular.
    Your primary is not the best option when it comes to being treated for spine problems. They are a starting point, not the end.http://www.spine-health.com/forum/pain/chronic-pain/chronic-pain-treatment-step-step
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