Is a muscle relaxer ok for a pulled muscle?
It would probably be preferential to see a doctor if it's bothering her that much. You'd be surprised how easy it is to actually tear muscles in your back. I would just stick with ibuprofen to be perfectly honest.
I am a doctor of physical therapy. Information I provide is based on subjective report alone. This frequently results in speculation and, as a result, may not always be accurate. Thus I am not liable for any action taken based on information provided.
Now offering physical therapy consultation services via Skype, e-mail, and phone. Please PM me for details.