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A 25-year-old male asked:

i never hurt my back during sports/etc. but i often experience painful back spasms that last days after trivial things like bending over. why? 25 y/o.

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Dr. Debra Spatz
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Muscle weakness: If you bend over or use poor body mechanics and your muscles are weak you can overstretch the muscle fibers which can then cause spasm.

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