Posted 10/3/2008 7:43 AM (GMT -7)
Hi Holmesla and welcome. Many people with fibro have pain in the neck and shoulders but they also have widespread pain else where. Although with me it took a few years before my pain became widespread. It took an all out flare for me to get a dx.
I was in a little car accident last Nov and suffered from neck pain went to a chiro for weeks and had massages but it seemed like the more work I had done on my neck the worse it got. I had a CAT scan and all it showed was some osteoarthritis. My neck has now become a hands off zone.
I get the pain at the base of the skull and in the muscles on both sides of my spine. I get little shooting pains in my head from the muscles on the left side. The chiro did tell me that the muscles in your neck go up over your head and can cause pain in your forehead. I have sore spots on both sides of my forehead.
Maybe your doc did pull a dx of fibro out of the bag or maybe it will spread to other parts of your body.
luv and hugs
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