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Condition: Twisting Neck Spasms
12/30/2008 9:09:58 PM

Reviewer: casey, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
L received injections to treat chronic muscle spasms of the neck and shoulders. I had severe pain in my neck and flu-like symptoms for a week. My neck is now weak, so I have trouble turning or raising my head. I have also had some dizziness at times. I don't plan on repeating this treatment.

Condition: Twisting Neck Spasms
7/9/2008 10:20:50 PM

Reviewer: Vilma, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
For me it is like a miracle drug, I get it on my neck, shoulders, upper back muscles, forehead, temples and jaw. I have the worse spasm cause by my cervical spine also really bad headaches and botox is given me few months of almost pain free life, it doesnt go away completely, but I can live with it. For me the injections are painful, and I get very tense, but it is worth it. They last about 4 m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Twisting Neck Spasms
6/4/2008 9:17:01 AM

Reviewer: JeannieV, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Although it is extremely painful, it has been effective and, in my opinion, safer that drugs (such as oxycontin) recommended by other physicians, as I cannot function while taking these meds. relief is much longer lasting as well.

Condition: Twisting Neck Spasms
1/28/2008 2:23:45 AM

Reviewer: rodney-robinson@att.net, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was enjected 6 times at onced - three on each side of my neck 2 years ago. starting Dec I started having lumps appear under the scalpof my head and down the back of my neck. they would become infected and had to be lanced. I had a 12 to 15 of these lumps to date. Been to several MD's with no answers. Botox is the only thing I've had in this area. I had one show up in lobe of ea ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Twisting Neck Spasms
1/3/2008 8:14:04 PM

Reviewer: FightingOA, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take this for severe muscle spasm of the neck (back of neck) which causes severe pain, severe head pain. I was told it can take a couple of weeks to work it took almost a month. So when you see those programs on tv where people walk into a cosmetic surgeons office, get injections and then the wrinkles magically disappear don't be fooled, it takes weeks to work. My first set of injections was ... Show Full Comment

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