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    Need some advice & if anyone else experiences this PAIN

    I'm a:
    * c7-c8 incomplete quad
    * 30 years status post
    * independent in most cases
    * in good health
    * 50 years old

    I'm having increased spasms from my quads to my ribs/sides. It pulls like or contracts/squeezes. Very uncomfortable. It effects my breathing to a degree for a while. Or when I do my bowel program my sides pull or spasm. I tried/wanted decreasing Baclofen last year. But my spasms intensified. And the pain/discomfort was worse. Right now I'm a taking 60 mg. q.i.d. My GP knows nothing about SCI. She is referring me out to a specialist who happens to be a quad!

    Is anyone else having this problem? If so what are you doing to offset it if possible?

    My B&B are great. Everything else is fine. Sometimes it hurts so bad I can barely move around. I cannot lay flat on my back. Working out, stretching, leg ex. machine helps to a degree. Not much My wife who is a fitness trainer/massage therapist works on me periodically. That helps short term.

    Any input appreciated. I've overcome and beat a lot of odds in my lifetime. But this pain scenario I can't figure out I wonder if it's related to aging SCI, scoliosis and sitting for 30 years? Probably gonna have to live with it like everything else.

    Any suggestions or related experiences welcome.

    Lynarrd Skynyrd Lives