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Coming off steroids - neck pain??

Hi all, I've just finished a five-day course of methylprednisolone for a relapse, it's the first time I've used steroids. They didn't make much difference - I just had a bit more energy but that was offset by not sleeping. Now I've stopped taking them I think I'm experiencing the steroid 'crash' - I feel decidedly odd and very sleepy. But I've also noticed that my neck and shoulder are really sore to the touch. I haven't injured it or anything and it's similar to nerve pain I've had after previous relapses. It's only just started today though, why would that be when the steroids should have damped down the inflammation?