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A 29-year-old member asked:

Can massage help get rid of muscle twitching?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
In some cases, yes: Depending on cause, simple muscle twitching due to myofascial strain, can be helped by massage. If the twitching persists, then other causes need to be sought and you should consult a physician.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Is there a way to get rid of muscle twitching?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ganana Tesfa
35 years experience
May be: First you need to find out why your muscle is twitching.See a neurologist.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How do I get rid of a twitching muscle?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Eliminate causes: Cut back on caffiene, get more sleep, look at recently prescribed medications like steroids or diuretics. Work on any life stressors you can change. Other twitches may be from nerve disease like: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), muscle weakness & deterioration (spinal muscular atrophy), or muscle fibers become damaged (muscular dystrophy). So if twitches persist, you should get checked out.
Last updated May 29, 2018
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