Back Spasms and Spine Issues
By: Megan Roy
What are back spasms?
Who does it affect?
How Back spasms arise
-weak abdominal muscles
-tight hamstrings muscles
-improper lifting techniques
The risk of having back spasms go up if you have any of these conditions
-a pelvis that tips forward
-any existing back problems EX: arthritis, disk rupture, or tumor etc.
-if you have lordosis
-wicked tight hamstrings
- the muscles on your spine are not flexible
-stomach muscles are weak
How its diagnosed
Signs and Symptoms
Occasionally patients will have to take anti-inflammatory medication to stop the swelling of the tendons during a spasm
Prognosis and Connections
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