Muscle spasms

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Muscle spasms

Postby jaxi123 » Thu Jan 29, 2015 12:20 am

How come major muscle spasms do not show up in an MRI?

How come a gastro intestinal doctor cannot tell you are having rectal/ tailbone spasms?
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Re: Muscle spasms

Postby janetm2 » Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:57 pm

I cannot say why but when I started with problems and went to the gastro instestinal dr he sent me to a colon rectal surgeon who then diagnosed my rectal pain as levitor ani syndrome (muscle spasms).
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2007-08 pelvic muscles spasms (per colon-rectal dr.) treated by ElectroGalvanicStimulis(EGS). 6/27/10 sat too long on a hard chair- spasms, EGS not work Botox help, spine pain dr cortisone shots in coccyx help, still pain, PT found PNE & sent me to Dr Marvel nerve blocks & MRN, TG left surgery 5/9/11. I have chronic bunion pain started/surgery at age 21. TG gave me back enough sitting to keep my job and join in some social activities. I wish the best to everyone!
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