Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
This is Dr. David
you should trust your doctor
you trusted them to do surgery on your neck spine.
your symptoms are slowly improving over time
your anxiety can cause muscle tension sometimes could be worsening your muscle spasms and pain as well.
they are not suspecting any issues.
your doctors are ethical.
yes, PT will help
it has helped some so far
it will continue to help.
let me know if you have other questions.
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icing is a good idea
you can also try heating pad to relax your neck muscles which could be tense and pressing on nerves.
ask for a lidocaine patch 5% for your neck pain from your doctors
ask if you can try acupuncture for neck and shoulder pain after surgery
the pressure on your nerves is from scar tissue or tension of your neck from anxiety.
your doctors have not recommended an MRI scan
you are letting your anxiety drive these questions.
your pain is getting better overall
you still need more time to heal.
I don't know what you mean by smart pill