A 36-year-old member asked:
With chronic low back pain, what does muscle spasms in only one buttock sugguest?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad M Hadiedanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 51 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.
5.9k viewsReviewed Dec 29, 2022
Dr. Tapan Joshianswered
Pain Management 29 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.
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 29, 2022
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