When there is a herniated disc pressing on the nerve, the nerve compressed by the muscles tighten and weaken?

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  • Dra. Doctuo

    The main issue involved here is the progressive muscle atrophy and weakness secondary to compression of the nerves, unless this can be reversed . This type of problem is often solved by performing an operation to relieve the problems. The stiffness or spasms , involving the spinal muscles to contribute as an additional component of pain .