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Getting Rid Of Muscle Spasms And Cramps In The Foot
Muscle spasms are typically painful involuntary muscle contracures which can occur in any part of the body, such as the neck, back and legs. There are various causes of muscle spasms such as recent injury or trauma and dehydration. Typically, patients can modify activity, rest, stretch, utilize heat or ice for treatment of muscle spasms. Rarely, patients can also ...Read more
Was taking olanzapine and they give me muscle spasms everywhere! they said it wasnt that what caused it! could sertraline get rid of muscle spasms?
Not likely: Olanzapine muscle spasms are often due to the effects of Olanzapine on dopamine. Sertraline would not help this problem. You should talk to your doctor, first because you want someone to assess the kind of muscle spasm you were having, and second so that your doctor can suggest the appropriate thing to do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor NOW: Full body muscle spasms are unusual and could be due to very serious problems like low calcium or low potassium, or neurologic disease.It's important to find the cause so see a doctor as soon as possible!magnesium & muscle relaxing herbs like valerian & skullcap & drugs can help, but its essential to find the cause-if you have low potassium then you need potassium(& tests to see why it's low) etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretching, modality: Learning a good stretching regimine for your back is the foundation of good back health. Also making sure you have good back support when you sit and good shock absorbing shoes. Use of modalities such as ice, heat or electrical stimuation therapy (tens) are also helpful. ...Read more
Tape feet: There are mutiple causes of cramps to your feet during ballet. The most common is small muscle fatigue in the foot. Try taping your foot to support the arch; rolling your arch area over a tennis ball prior to exercise, and using an analgesic cream, and you may want to start drinking some tonic water(which contains quinine) that helps eliminate the cramping. See your podiatrist if unsuccesful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle spasm all over body tests done on muscles and nerves!both normal also pulsate feeling everywhere!buspirone get rid of all this anxiety feeling?
Sharp pain in left side of chest just beneath breast? Doctor said its muscle spasms? How do I get rid?
Painful muscle spasms, random jolts of pain in hands/feet/wrists, and painful cramps in feet a lot for past 2 weeks but no injuries and I'm only 22?
My fiance had muscle spasms b4.On hers shoulders.She is realii fine now aftr getting treatment.Any ideas how can I help her prevent her gettin it agn?
Multifactorial: Couple of ways. First, work on decreasing stressors - behavioral approach. Muscle spasms in the shoulders are often exacerbated by stress. Second, regular stretches and exercise. Third, use of modalities like electrostimulation, freeze it, and warm compresses. Fourth, anti-inflammatories. Always get check with your physician to rule out underlying etiologies. ...Read more
I have a constant muscle spasm in my left buttock, there is no pain at all, and I had it for at least a week? What and why and how to get rid of it?
Muscle Spasm: Muscle spasm can be due to many causes. It can be an electrolyte disturbance, over-activity, nerve irritation and many others. The usual care for any acute injury is rest, ice, and mild stretching. Injuries to muscles usually heal pretty well and quickly. If any muscle issues are present for more than a few weeks, a more in-depth evaluation maybe necessary to identify the cause. ...Read more
Having muscle spasms like Charlie horse, and ball like cramp on left foot. Extreme severe pain and reoccurring. She has a thyroid prob(overweight)?
I added 1000 mg of Vitamin D with my multi vitamin I started getting muscle spasms and cramps in my legs and feet. Can the vitamin D be causing this?
Constant muscle spasms 4 month entire body mostly legs and back tingling numbness in feet fatigue painful muscle cramps also pars defect l5- the cause
Spinal stenosis: A pars defect, may be associated with a spondyloslisthesis or slip of the vertebrae and if so may cause muscle spasms, pinched nerves, radiculopathy, and ultimately disability and neuorological injury. Needs appropriate evaluation to define recommended treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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