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Stiffness in the upper back and shoulders

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  • Posted By: Tom Kellner
  • October 12, 2006
  • 04:54 PM

I have a cconditon in which I have almost no mobility in my upper back, shoulders and neck.

I cannot tilt my head back nor can I lift my upper arms above shoulder level.

The only diagnosis the VA can give is it is some form of arthritis and they treated me briefly with massage therapy but cancelled it because they believed it wasn't effective.

Any suggestions?

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