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Chronic Pain (cont.)

Muscle Spasm (Muscle Cramps)

  • Muscle spasm, such as charley horse or cramp, can cause severe pain especially in the back. Pain medication alone may not be able to resolve the pain. Muscle relaxants such as cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) or baclofen (Lioresal) may be needed to relax the muscles.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/19/2014

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