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Spasm Of The Back Muscles Next To The Spine
The muscles in my lower back have been spasming for a couple hours now without pain. What could be the cause?
Back pain: The spasm in the back can be due to lot of reasons, it is mostly seen with back sprain or other related musculoskeletal issues. You can use heating pad, over the counter topical cream such as bengay or asper cream. If symptoms persist then see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
I pulled a muscle in my upper back i think and it keeps spasming. Would a massage be good for this or will it exacerbate the problem?
I am going back to the doc something feels not right . My chest muscles keep spasming with my chostochondtitis and my heart rate shoots up .
Good idea: Especially if you are feeling cardiac symptoms, you definitely should go back and be seen for further evaluation. ...Read more
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
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. ...Read more
Low dose Gabapentin unlocks permanently contracted muscles/fascia(?) in back,hips. Can stretch, squirm in exquisite novel ways. Is this spasticity?
L4-s1 fusion 10 weeks ago. Some symptoms better but now new severe r. Back pain x1mo. L5, on the spine to r. Pain10/10 turning in bed. Leaning to l. 2° pain. Xrays ok, they insist it's muscle spasm?
When someone trails their finger down my spine, it causes extremely painful muscle spasms all over my back. why?parents have degenerative disks, im 20
Sensitive: This is not likely related to DJD. You may just be sensitive. Some people are very sensitive to tactile stimulation ( "tactile defensiveness") Of course I don't know enough of your history. IT does not sound kike a serious problem m, but if concerned , you should check with your doctor . ...Read more
I have been having upper back pain as well as muscle spasms and tingling between my spine and the bottom of my shoulder blades. I am breastfeeding.?
Intense back spasms off and on for 2 wks in the mid-back in muscles that run along spine. Hurts to breathe, lift arms, laying on sides. What is wrong?
Persistent spasm: There can be many causes for this type of symptom. If you lifted a very heavy object, were playing contact sports, or were involved in a motor vehicle collision, this could be due to a vertebral compression fracture or rib fracture. If you have no history of trauma, then muscle spasm is more likely. If short of breath, this could be pulmonary embolus. You should be examined by a doctor. ...Read more
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