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I Get Pains In My Shoulders, Neck and Back

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    AntiPsychotics Are Cruel...

    I'm on one which causes muscle stiffness. Thank god for the hot wheatpack!
    23buddyf 23buddyf 41-45, F Jun 12, 2008

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    Old I Guess

    I've had bursitis in my shoulder and back issues from the last birth but I mostly think I'm just getting old. Nothing a little motrin won't cure.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    Suffering Pain From The Rain

    I am enjoying the cooler weather but its making my back and arms etc sore... very painful
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Jan 26, 2013

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    Too Young For the Crap!!

    I started having having migraines about 5 years ago, just out of the blue... the docs didn't know what brought them, they just kept saying maybe it was stress... after 3 years of the migraines and being treated for them, I was shoveling snow (we lived in Maine then - now we live...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 24, 2008

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    Long-standing pain on the right side of the

    neck. Flared up again this evening. Feels like a billiard ball is stuck in there. Stretches and massages haven't helped. Why?...
    lemonthyme lemonthyme 31-35, M Jun 29

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    Bulging Disc In My Neck May Be Causing Chronic Migraines.

    My neck injury was originally caused by a major MVA in 1983.  As I've gotten older the problem has become worse.  No doctor will operate since I can still use my arms and hands.  Any surgery has the risk of paralysis. Meanwhile, I have daily headaches/migraines...
    annibanane annibanane 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2008

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    Too Often

    I am always in pain, i hate it. its worse if i've done any form of exercis, even walking, it just gets so sore and extremely uncomfortable, i thought it would go away but it didn't. i went to my doctors and he prescribed medication, anti-inflammatory or something and said they'd...
    HiddenFallenAngel HiddenFallenAngel 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2012

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    Every Day...

    my neck and shoulders hurt.....I think a lot of it has to do with how I sit...and it's where all my stress goes. I am always tense. I meditate and relax as much as I can. I'm not sure exactly what to do.
    soulshadow soulshadow 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    Mostly My Back

    I work in a bakery, so I do a lot of standing...on a very hard floor. Plus, it doesn't help that most of my shoes are vans slip-ons, chucks, etc. No support whatsoever. I'm pretty sure my posture isn't very good, so with these things combined, my back is always killing me.
    FiveByFive303 FiveByFive303 22-25, F Dec 30, 2011

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    Shoulders & Neck Pain

    I get this pain when I'm stressed out or depressed.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 17, 2011

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    Just a Pain

    I'm 62, i guess i am at the age where body parts hurt for no apparent reason.
    Goodguy09 Goodguy09 61-65, M Mar 9, 2009

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    Who Doesn,t Get Pain!!

     yeah I do I have what the doctor says "cervical reverse curvature" its where there is supposed to be a curve in the neck vertabre but mine is straight apparently it is faily common
    blondiesindy blondiesindy 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2008

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    I....

    parted company with my horse a few too many times. having fallen off on the roads and on wet sand too many times my lower back is all twisty and crap. thats not helped by my right hip which has a habit of popping out after i dislocated it (again coming off a horse.... my foot...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F Nov 8, 2008

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    I Cannot Turn My Neck To The Left Sometimes

    I am in pain right now from an old neck injury from when I was 13. I went to physical therapy for a while after the accident and now that I am 31, it is awful. I was seeing a chiropractor for about a year and it seems as if I am worse than before. My neck gets so stiff that I...
    thejeweler thejeweler 31-35, F 2 Responses May 30, 2011

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    Where Do They Come From?

    Maybe I sit wrong or something, but I'm not sure=[ I hate it! It hurts right now too...
    crookedspoons crookedspoons 16-17, F Jul 3, 2008

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    True ...

    Think it is aided by spending long work hours before a computer. Most desks and chairs are not egonomically made for long durations in the same position.
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    Where to Start?

    In '89 I fell out of a moving car. In '91 I rear ended a stopped vehicle because my breaks went out. Then this last Oct I did it again...the rear ending thing...was raining & I was going to change lanes & traffic just stopped & slam! So I have a herniated disc in my...
    PrettyPixie PrettyPixie 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Especially Recently...

    My back and shoulders have been hurting me for as long as I can remember. It used to be because I was VERY big, but now it's just cos I've got some problem with the cartilage in my back. Don't know what. I wasn't paying attention. But then, when I was helping my sister paint her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 30, 2008

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    No Im Too Young!

    I am too young to get that, but I do..=[ I have it right now, below my sholdeirs in the middle of my back, its cause I sit too much...>=[
    cementerygates cementerygates 16-18, F 2 Responses Mar 8, 2008

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    omg it's the worst feeling

    when you sleep with your neck the wrong way... Then wake up and it's really sore :/
    edenfw edenfw 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Ouch! I Feel Like I'M Falling Apart

    It started a few months ago. My upper back and shoulders hurts, I have a weird numb spot in the middle of my back. My hands tingle sometimes and I feel weak. So sick feeling "off"
    quirkyGem quirkyGem 31-35, F Oct 21, 2013

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    In February 2013, I had Spinal Fusion at L3,

    4, 5 and S1. Shortly after surgery I begin experiencing severe pain in my pelvic area, buttocks and down into my legs. My surgeon stated that I was having problems with the bone growth stimulator and removed it. That didn't help. Last month, I had. Myelogram performed and...
    Klewis1968 Klewis1968 41-45, F a week ago

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    Related Experiences

    I've injured my back twice now within the last year and a half, among other things, but I'll focus on my back specifically for this. The first time it happened I was working for...
    KashikH KashikH 18-21 Jul 1

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    I am considering having back surgery, but really unsure at this point, due to others horrible stories. I go in Monday for a MRI to finally get some insight as to what is really the...
    markles32 markles32 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    Truth is, when I first heard of actual experiences of reincarnation (sorta), it kinda tugged at my heart. Because I was like, again? This whole life again? All that pain again...
    SuperWomanFly SuperWomanFly 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    On a massage table. Naked with oil is the best. There is this place where i live that gives 60 minute massages for $20. I think that's a pretty good price. I'm always there! They...
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi Just went back into physical therapy today had my evaluation today my left shoulder that I got injured in a car accident in January 20,2012 needs more work and now right...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 11 hrs ago

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    I swear my motive for posting this story is NOT to get sympathy and attention. I don't necessarily want people to feel sorry for me, but I also understand that I can't stop them...
    Fallensparrow Fallensparrow 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I find it difficult to get into sleep for the past 2 weeks. My body feels so tired with stiff shoulders and lower back pain. I know I really need some quality sleep...but my mind...
    Jxen Jxen 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I have been having a particularly hard weekend dealing with the loneliness of living with a spouse with chronic pain so I searched the web and found this site. As I read some of...
    hispainismypain hispainismypain 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    When I was eleven I went to boarding school, leaving my three year old stepsister, Molly, at home. I had always been short for my age, and she had been rather tall but she was 3 so...
    betsy92 betsy92 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I'm not yet. But I will be. I'm 38. I met my husband when I was 19 but we didn't really even talk until I was about 21, he was 42. We began talking and it was off to the races...
    Amginn Amginn 36-40 4 Responses Jul 14

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    I am now 29 years old. I had half of my thyroid removed in year 2000 when I was 15 due to a benign tumor removal around that thyroid gland. Since I still had the remaining half of...
    zhiyunq zhiyunq 26-30, M Jul 8

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    I was 13 and me and her were inspereable. Me and her are straight or at least we thought. Well lately id had been noticing her. As in her body features . I tried to tell myself...
    learningdaily learningdaily 13-15 Jul 12

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    Hello, this is the first time I am writing about this anywhere. Over the last two months my health anxiety has taken over my life entirely. I literally feel as though I am on the...
    gabbi0x gabbi0x 18-21, M Jul 14

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    Here are some more fashions I love that females have worn on TV: Belle in Beauty And The Beast - her gold ballroom dress Aurora in Sleeping Beauty - her dress she wears when she...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    The outside of the hospital was deserted. From the darkness emerged two figures. One was unusually tall. The other clung to the first's arm and shuffled along. A security guard...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Well, I've always had headache and back issues. We just kind of assumed it was genetic or something. Finally, about 4 months ago, my headaches became unbearable along with my back...
    jfernau jfernau 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    BigCrow BigCrow 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I have crippling pain all the time. Sometimes it's two or more pains at once. Generally I have back pain, ankle pain, neck pain, wrist pain, headaches, and/or migraines.
    kat990 kat990 13-15 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Happy summer everyone! I am now off school for the summer and excited for senior year next year! One more year of school and I can move out and my brothers can never hurt me again...
    Sylvielynn Sylvielynn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Sometimes when I'm in that after-purge state, looking at myself in the mirror, I think about the first time my parents called me fat. I think about the weigh-ins and how humiliated...
    Anniethinksyourebeautiful Anniethinksyourebeautiful 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am a ski racer ( downhill ski racing like you have probably seen on the olympics) . I like many ski racers spend their summers at Mt.Hood, Oregon. In 2009 I was a happy and...
    Snowtiger4 Snowtiger4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter One Hundred Fifty-Two Despite her joy of being back in Pennsylvania, Mary Jane was very distracted and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jul 8

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    I'm a 32 D and I can't stand my breasts. I have some back and neck pain but it's not like some other women I have read stories of. I have stretch marks on my chest and the crease...
    PateyAnne PateyAnne 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    Our bodies standing under the downpour of the hot relaxing water, your back toward me as i softly kiss your neck, my hands caressing and massaging your shoulders, our bodies so...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was 'Love ambushed' at alive, I allowed my walls to cave in and I traumatized my soul. Ever since that day I have been falling back into old patterns. I'm drowning my...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I was had a goiter for about 6 years. Spent many nights choking in my sleep, and feeling sad all the time even when I didnt have a reason to. It seemed like I was going crazy. I...
    brandonsp2 brandonsp2 26-30, M Jul 4

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    The great escape 4 The team continue on without Zane and Niggalactacus and mad it to entrance to the hanger room. However what they didn't know was security guards where posted...
    darkwolf19 darkwolf19 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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