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Charlie horse in my shoulder/neck

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Ouch! I reach to pick something off the floor and my whole left shoulder/neck just spasmed. I wanted to cry it hurt so bad. Luckily I had ibuprofen and tiger balm with me which both helped immensely. But lets just say that I a not looking forward to tomorrow as I am usually sore the next day after a charlie horse. More tiger balm!

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ROSIE777 11/12/2010 3:51PM

    Sorry you are sore, but I use tiger balm and it works great. Hope you have a better day today. emoticon
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OFFDREA 11/12/2010 2:49PM

    I have kink something in my neck too, and I don't even know where it came from! All of a sudden I was in pain!
I kept heat on it all evening and took some advil. It doesn't hurt as bad today but Im still aware of it. It really sucks when stuff like that happens. I did nothing yesterday because of it :(
I hope it feels better soon!

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NIKKISEZ 11/12/2010 11:30AM

    Ouch!! I hate when that happens. Love me some Tiger Balm. Traumeel is also amazing for muscle problems.


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MY4KITTIES 11/12/2010 8:18AM

    I've never heard of tiger balm. I was getting charlie horses on a regular basis a couple of months ago. I did some research and learned that they could be the result of not enough water, too little potassium or a recent increase in exercise intensity. I knew they didn't result from too little water or exercise. I also learned that eating something with potassium could help with the muscle spasms. I've been eating bananas every day since the day I had intense muscle spasms and haven't had a charlie horse since! I'm glad you're feeling better!!


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MSEMBERSTORM 11/11/2010 11:11PM

    Never heard of tiger balm. Glad you are better!

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