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Muscle Spasms Caused by Pinched Nerves

Written By Taschler Spine & Rehab on September 9, 2019

man with muscle spasms Treating muscle spasms to bring about peace and relief in Fairfax, VA.

Muscle spasms are among the most painful – and most treatable – conditions routinely assessed in the Taschler Spine & Rehab office. Many times, muscle spasms are actually caused by pinched spinal nerves which, after careful spinal manipulation, can bring about near-immediate relief without the effects of powerful pharmacological muscle relaxers.

If you have a history of pinched nerves or muscle spasms, consider chiropractic relief in our Fairfax office.

What is a pinched nerve?

The term “pinched nerve” is often implicated in a severe, acute, stabbing back pain. A pinched nerve does not bring about a dull ache, but rather an excruciating throbbing pain response. What exactly is a pinched nerve? Essentially, this refers to any situation where a nerve is under pressure, including:

  • Bulging or herniated discs

  • Repetitive turning or overuse due to sports, exercise or recreation

  • Pregnancy

  • Weight gain or water retention

  • Inflammation due to injury

In essence, if a nerve is irritated due to ecological or physiological factors, pain can often result. If a muscle spasm is caused by a pinched nerve, an experienced chiropractor can alleviate this discomfort through various time-tested techniques.

Muscle Spasm Treatment

At Taschler Spine & Rehab, we work routinely with athletes, professionals, and active adults and teenagers looking to experience freedom from debilitating pinched nerve pain. To treat muscle spasms, we recommend regular chiropractic adjustments and manipulation.

Muscle spasm symptoms often extend well beyond the affected area, causing pain in other areas of the body. These reactions are the result of abnormal contractions of certain muscle groups, which can come about due to spinal misalignments or herniated or bulging spinal discs and can be corrected through manipulation and adjustment.

Call our Fairfax office today to learn more about drug-free muscle spasm treatment for acute neck pain at 703-293-2939.

Posted In: Chiropractic Back Pain Muscle Spasms