Relief and support of symptoms due to Polymyalgia. Shoulder & neck specific. Please note, this is not for self-treatment. Please consult with your physician to indicate medical appropriateness.
Polymyalgia, or PMR, is an inflammatory disorder causing muscle pain and stiffness around the shoulders and hips.
Most people develop polymyalgia rheumatica after age 50. Sometimes this condition occurs with temporal arteritis, a more serious condition that causes inflammation of the lining of the arteries.
Symptoms usually develop quickly and include aching of the shoulders, neck, or hips
Treatment is usually a low dose of an oral corticosteroid, such as prednisone. Although treatment often lasts two to three years, most people start to feel better within a day or two.