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What is the difference between muscle knots and pinched nerve on the back?

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Dr. Thomas A. McNally
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Pinch leads to knots

Muscle spasms can occur on their own without a pinched nerve, but commonly occur with pinched nerves.

In brief: Pinch leads to knots

Muscle spasms can occur on their own without a pinched nerve, but commonly occur with pinched nerves.
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