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What disease causes neck and back muscle rigidity?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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In brief: Muscle spasm

Typically if muscles in the cervical and lumbar regions are injured they will go into spasm to protect themselves from further injury this will create the rigidity that the writer describes.
The symptoms can be helped with moist heat, muscle relaxants and physical therapy modalities.

In brief: Muscle spasm

Typically if muscles in the cervical and lumbar regions are injured they will go into spasm to protect themselves from further injury this will create the rigidity that the writer describes.
The symptoms can be helped with moist heat, muscle relaxants and physical therapy modalities.
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