muscle spasm

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Muscle spasm is a sustained involuntary contraction which is usually painful and cannot be completely relieved by voluntary effort.
The possibility of postoperative muscle spasm was thought of and we decided to give epidural domdine.
For severe pain, your GP may prescribe aa stronger painkiller such as tramadol, andstronger painkiller such as tramadol, and a short-term muscle relaxant (usually diazepam) for severe muscle spasm.
Muscle spasm, back postures can lead to low back pain as such it is extremely important to take complete detailed history from the patient.
AMRIX (Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules) is approved for use along with rest and physical therapy to help control muscle spasm associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions, added Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc.
The horse should not be stopped even for a second after a hard race, as it can cause a muscle spasm.
A DOCTOR who diagnosed a woman dying from a heart attack as having a harmless muscle spasm is to be sued.
These are "hypnagocic jerks" - a form of muscle spasm caused when your heartbeat slows down.
Because botulinum toxin relaxes muscle spasm and has been effective in the treatment of headache and myofascial pain, her group decided to test its effect on pelvic floor muscle spasm, she said.
When the pressure is released, the blood flow increases, reducing the muscle spasm and easing pain.
approved treatment helps ease the pain associated with a number of conditions, including arthritis, tendonitis, fibromyalgia, muscle and joint pain, muscle spasm, stiffness and soreness, and others.
The scientists administered an intravenous salt solution, which they described to volunteers as a pain reliever, to seven men who also received a jaw injection that caused a moderately painful muscle spasm for about 20 minutes.
Also, of all the calcium channel blockers, it is more likely to cause muscle spasm or muscle fatigue).
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine) is now approved in a 5-mg tablet dose for use as an adjunct to rest and physical therapy for the relief of muscle spasm associated with acute, painful, musculoskeletal conditions.
The increased penetration of his torso and consequent neck hyper-flexion produced an immediate muscle spasm in his neck, especially in the left upper trapezius and left sternocleidomastoid muscles.