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lasting less than 12 weeks the ACP recommends nondrug treatments, such as application of heat, massage, acupuncture or, possibly, spinal manipulation by a chiropractor or osteopathic physician. If this is not successful, you can add medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve), or muscle relaxants, including cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril).
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