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Foot Cramp W Ill Standing On Cold Floor Help
Massage: Hydrate, i would try to strengthen intrinsic foot muscles between classes. ...Read more
Heavy bag and feet: Have someone look at your stance, your feet should be planted when you punch then you resume moving. Trying to punch while on your toes is strain on feet and legs. Make sure you aren't holding your breath and aren't getting dehydrated ...Read more
It depends: There are several causes of foot cramps and the cause needs to be identified to treat it properly. Many muscular cramps are caused by dehydration and low potassium. But other can be caused by collapsed arches and/or poor foot and leg posture. I recommend you see a foot specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Why would a person get foot cramps immediately after a long sitting or laying position & only walking relieves the cramps?
My wife stands on her feet at work. She gets cramps in her feet at night. What can she take and or eat to help stop the foot cramps?
Potassium, Magnesium: Cramping at night, especially in bed otherwise known as nocturnal night cramps is often caused by a defficiency in potassium or magnesium. Foods high in these may help. Tonic water has quinine sulfate in it which has been successful in controlling these type of cramps. If she stands at work, i hope she wears supportive, well fitting shoes. Orthotics may also help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Skates=no arch: Roller skates and bowling shoes have no support. I'm thinking you have a high arch foot. You need some decent arch supports. A podiatrist will most likely have a very affordable solution to your problem! ...Read more
Massage it: Hydrate yourself, drink water, wear n arch support when you run. ...Read more
Hydrate: Foot cramps are common and over 65, many cramping episodes can be prevented by ensuring adequate hydration either with water alone or mixed with a mild electrolyte beverage like Gatorade, which has some sodium and potassium in it. If your stools are regular you can add a magnesium supplement for a short time. Lastly, shoes with good arch support, mild heat and local massage to the area may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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