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With chronic low back pain, what does muscle spasms in only one buttock sugguest?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me try to answer: One sided muscle spasm means the nerve on that side pinched which in turn could cause the spasm in the muscles.
Dr. Tapan Joshi
Pain Management 27 years experience
Nerve compression: Chronic back pain may be due to arthritis and bone spur or other pathology may compress nerve roots. Go to the docotr start with x-ray and if necessary MRI after detail musculoskeletal exam.

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