Muscle relaxers relieve back pain by relaxing and depressing the central nervous system to eliminate pain or the sharp feeling present with severe muscle spasms, explains WebMD. Muscle relaxers work to stabilize muscle t... More »

Alleviate tight back muscles by resting the muscles, using over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication, and applying heat or ice therapy. If the pain does not improve, a doctor can prescribe muscle relaxants or pain me... More » Science Human Anatomy Muscles

Treatment options for back muscle spasms include alternating between heat and ice packs, medication and physical therapy. Diagnosis for back spasms may involve history and imaging tests, notes Healthline. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Muscle spasms are also referred to as muscle cramps and cause pain, hardness and tightening of the muscles, according to WebMD. Muscle spasms commonly occur in calf muscles, the thighs, the arms and in the abdomen. More »

Common symptoms of an earache in adults include dull continuous pain, sudden pains or a sharp feeling in the ear, explains WebMD. Earaches that lead to infection produce symptoms such as a feeling of fullness in the ear,... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Muscle pain in the gluteus minimus is usually related to simple everyday problems, such as sleeping without support, standing for too long, sitting for too long or walking on an uneven surface. It can also be an indicati... More »

Epidural injections can help relieve back pain stemming from radiculopathy and spinal stenosis, says WebMD. Nerve blocks and discography are two other ways to relieve those types of back pain. More » Health Pain & Symptoms