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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
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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.
Answered on Jan 16, 2018
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Dr. Tapan Joshi
26 years experience Pain Management
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.
Answered on Jan 20, 2017
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