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Everything you need to know about Lumbar myospasm.

Lumbar myospasms- all you need to know.


Lumbar spasms are an involuntary tension in the muscles of the lower back portion.

The reason for back spasms is mostly due to arthritis which is neglected and mistreated. [3]

- Medical diagnosis required if the pain persists for a very long period of time.
- Lab tests or imaging often required.
- Can happen to both men and women
- Can be both, acute and chronic.
- Resolves within a week or so if the situation is not severe like arthritis.

Lumbar myospasms are caused due to severe injuries at the lower portion of our body. Sometimes it might be caused due to muscle sprain or even arthritis. In case of arthritis, it requires severe medical treatment and a lot of physiotherapies as well. Heavy lifting, excessive exercising or standing for too long might lead to lumbar myospasm.

Ages affected - between 20 - 30 - Often; between 30 - 40 - more often; 40 and above - most often.


Symptoms include excessive pain in the abdominal area, restricted movement of the hip area, unable to bend down easily, inflammation in the lumbar region.

People may experience
- Pain areas - hip, back, lumbar region
- Restricted movement of the hip.
- Pain along the spine as well.


Self Care:
- Use ice bags and hot water bags alternatively for better blood circulation along the muscles to ease the pain.
- Putting pain relief ointments.
- Consuming pain killers and paracetamols.

Medications: Pain relief injections are sometimes given along with general painkillers.

Specialists: Visit an orthopedic surgeon for curing lumbar myospasm. For further details on this issue along with other health, complication check out the website of mfine now!

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