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Are the symptoms of muscle spasm bad?

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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Pain

Usually muscle spasm is the bodies attempt to stabilize a bone or joint that hurts.
It is seen most often in association with back and neck pain. As the muscle spasm continues, metabolites of muscle contraction build up in the muscle which add more soreness to the pain. Treatments can be aimed at reliving the source of the pain or relaxing the muscle spasm.

In brief: Pain

Usually muscle spasm is the bodies attempt to stabilize a bone or joint that hurts.
It is seen most often in association with back and neck pain. As the muscle spasm continues, metabolites of muscle contraction build up in the muscle which add more soreness to the pain. Treatments can be aimed at reliving the source of the pain or relaxing the muscle spasm.
Dr. Steven Bowers
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Dr. Steven Bowers
Sorry I misspelled body's. Ha, ha.
Dr. David Bozak
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Variable

There are varying degrees of muscle spasms so it depends.
Everyone experiences pain different also, so again depends. Need more info.

In brief: Variable

There are varying degrees of muscle spasms so it depends.
Everyone experiences pain different also, so again depends. Need more info.
Dr. David Bozak
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