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Leg Spasm Causes
Probably not. : Bone cysts can either be a normal finding, or part of a pathological process. Simple bone cysts are quite common though most of us don't know we have them. Some cysts are related to abnormalities including tumors, so they should be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. Cysts will not generally cause cramps unless they are extending out of the bone and pushing on nerves or blood vessels. ...Read more
Can pelvic floor dysfunction (tight pelvic floor in spasm) cause leg pain?Awaiting botox in pelvic muscle
I'm almost done with my week of taking prednisone---today I've developed some spasming in my side and legs--should I be concerned? What causes this?
Can tight,spasming hip, butt, low back muscles on one side cause leg to hurt? Had steroid shot in butt gave a little relief but still feels crampy
Spasm: Absolutely, spasm can reduce blood flow and cause pain/aching in the leg. Not sure why you had the steroid IM shot though. Consider getting your low back looked at by a chiropractor or a DO who knows how to manipulate. Odds are you have a structural issue somewhere below L2. Soak in a hot bath then do some gentle stretching exercises. ...Read more
Hello, I have spasticity in my legs and hands are brisk. All my tests are normal. I could not find the cause. Any help. Thank you?
Brisk reflexes: Some people are born with brisk reflexes. However, if numbness, weakness, difficulty walking or having trouble urinating should prompt further imaging and tests to determine if something else is contributing to the brisk reflexes. A thorough evaluation with a neurologist or neurosurgeon is indicated. ...Read more
What are alternative methods for helping me relax so i can sleep? Lack of rest increases my MS symptoms. I have a difficult time going to sleep at night because of pain and leg spasmicity. I tried prescription drugs but i get so dizzy. I am looking for
Not really: Tens is low intensity electrical stimulation so mainly helps for pain control but a different form of electrical stimulation can help to decrease spasticity which i personally loves to use since it has practically no side effects and pt can use it at home once trained appropriately and it cost about 500$ which is equal to 1.5 vials of botox. ...Read more