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Elkhart, KS
A 33-year-old female asked:

Can tight,spasming hip, butt, low back muscles on one side cause leg to hurt? had steroid shot in butt gave a little relief but still feels crampy

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Dr. Ronald Herring
Anesthesiology 17 years experience
Spasm: Absolutely, spasm can reduce blood flow and cause pain/aching in the leg. Not sure why you had the steroid IM shot though. Consider getting your low back looked at by a chiropractor or a DO who knows how to manipulate. Odds are you have a structural issue somewhere below L2. Soak in a hot bath then do some gentle stretching exercises.

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