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Old 03-01-2009, 08:54 AM   #3
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Re: Help!! Extreme back pain

Taking a hot bath always relaxes my spasms. Ice also helps dull that sharp pain. I LOVE my ice pack! Can you ask your surgeon for some muscle relaxers? I was on Flexeril for awhile, and it helped a little, but Valium has worked the best for me.