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Seems I can't get help/relief lower back pain.what can cause knots all around lower back&on lower spine.Extreme pain most of the time,seldom relief

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Dr. Frank Holmes
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In brief: Muscle spasm

Knots in the lower back are often areas of muscle spasm.
These spasms are often "reacting" to an area of deeper damage or inflammation such as a disc problem. Getting an accurate diagnosis is the first step. Meds, physical therapy, improving posture, modifying activities, injections & chiropractic care are options. If I can help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes

In brief: Muscle spasm

Knots in the lower back are often areas of muscle spasm.
These spasms are often "reacting" to an area of deeper damage or inflammation such as a disc problem. Getting an accurate diagnosis is the first step. Meds, physical therapy, improving posture, modifying activities, injections & chiropractic care are options. If I can help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes
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