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Back Spasms

When a muscle contracts abnormally and spontaneously, it goes into a spasm. Spasms may involve smooth or striated muscle and can occur anywhere in the body; however, they do tend to take place in common muscles that are subject to overexertion. If the contraction occurs in the back, near the spinal cord or the nerve roots then it causes unbearable pain. Initially, the sufferer feels a swift and unexpected pain in the lower back during movements such as pushing, twisting or pulling and it may ...

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