Muscle Spasm

Prolotherapy: Pain Relief That Lasts

…When the ligaments supporting the vertebral segments weaken, all sorts of things start to go wrong. The muscles of the back tense up in an attempt to keep things in line, causing muscle spasms and pain. Bony structures may also get involved in the effort to stabilize the vertebrae, and begin to…

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Beyond Meningitis—Why I Don’t Recommend Steroid Shots

…tissue that hold the vertebrae in proper position. When these ligaments are weak or lax, the spinal column becomes misaligned, triggering muscle spasms, compression, and irritation of nerves. During a typical prolotherapy session, dextrose or another sugar-based, slightly irritating solution…

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