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Cramp In Calf Muscle
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Stretch: Gently stretch the muscle by extending ( straightening ) the knee and bringing the toes up toward the knee. ...Read more
No definite reason: Exact cause of muscle cramps is unknown, but the theories most commonly cited include:altered neuromuscular control, dehydration, electrolyte depletion, poor conditioning, muscle fatigue, new activity..Serious muscle spasm doesn't release on its own and requires manual stretching to help relax and lengthen the shortened muscle. Spasms and cramps can be mild or extremely painful. ...Read more
Can a disc herniation L5S1 cause cramping sensation in the calf muscle? Calf Does not hurt when touched
Nocturnal leg cramp: Do these occur at night? These are called nocturnal leg cramps. The classic treatment for these is quinine at bedtime, but because of washington dc politics within the fda this medication is no longer availble for us to use to help you. You can stretch at bedtime, stretch when you get these or try to prevent them by drinking quinine water at bedtime. I agree with dr skow -see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am 5 weeks pregnant started having cramp in left back calf muscle no swelling no redness. Hip always hurts on left side and have a cyst on left ovary. Does it sound like dvt?
Try the calf stretch: If one stretches the calf muscles, one by one, by putting first the toe of one foot up against the wall and leaning into the wall, stretching that calf muscle; then switch sides and put the other toe up against the wall, then lean toward the wall, stretching the other calf. Doing multiple stretches of each calf, morning an night, might prevent further cramps. ...Read more
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I have suddenly taken severe cramp back of thigh, calf and heel on outer part. I also have a lump on my calf muscle inner leg, had pain for an hour?
Pinging/tweaking pain in my calf muscle, lasts only a second. Am on ginete. More frequent after massage. Blood clot or cramp? Doc needed?
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