Muscle pain: tightness and knots a patient feels in the neck/mid back/low back. This can be related to positioning and/or occupation including working on a computer, bad posture, car accident with whiplash, etc. Muscles contract on a track. This syndrome occurs when muscles get off the track and creates knots.
Pain: Cramping, dull aching.
Treatment options: Compound creams, Anti-Inflammatories, TENS unit, trigger point injections, physical therapy, massage therapy, and prolotherapy. There is no surgical option.
Expectations: Usually a complete recovery. Can take several months or years for this recover.