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Sartorius Muscle Cramps
I have twitches for 2 days now, it went down in severity, it's isolated to a single location on my thigh (sartorius muscle if I am not mistaken), should I be worried?
Not yet: Muscle twitching for two days in a middle age male is very likely related to isolated overuse of a local muscle group. Warm soaks, calcium supplements or foods, and rest will likely accompany resolution. Continuance after a week or so, worsening, or occurrence of other symptoms might suggest a doctor visit. ...Read more
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
Rehab: Usually 8-12 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been told I have displaced or twisted to the inside sartorius muscle. Physical therapist aligned it back 3 times but it keeps getting twisted..
Sartorius: If that is a persistent issue and PT not belong I would discuss with a orthopedist ...Read more
Sore Muscles: I believe many of us are uncomfortable giving specific advice with the names of medicines without knowing what hurts, why, how long and other vital clues arrived at by examining you. Most sore muscles do not need aggressive pain medications but need time, stretching, and even some breathing techniques. Muscles will hurt as you work on them in exercise. ...Read more
Stretch and hydrtate: There are many causes of muscle cramps. With this happening during exercise, the two most likely reasons could be tight muscles and/or electrolyte imbalance. I would suggest stretching before and after your workout. Also, make sure you hydrate well. Drink at least 16 oz of water before your workout and keep hydrated during your workout as well. ...Read more
I do gymnastics, I do moves normally but there are a couple of moves that I cant do I newely get a muscle cramp near my shoulder, what might it be?
Muscle spasm: Sports like gymnastics can lead to muscle imbalances or spasm when one muscle group is favored over another. The rotator cuff muscles, levator scapulae and even trapezius may be overworked or inhibited. See a sports medicine or PMR doctor for thorough evaluation and possibly refer all to physical therapy where Myofascial release can help with areas that spasm. ...Read more
Gatorade: Bananas, or drink gatorade.Get a more detailed answer ›
Spasm vs cramp: Muscles in our body contract and relax consciously and unconsciously. A muscle that involuntarily contracts without our consciously willing it is called a "spasm." if the muscle maintains a sustained "spasm", it becomes a cramp, as can be seen with exercise. The muscle cramp is thus an involuntarily and forcibly contracted muscle that does not relax despite our desire to relax the muscle. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: There can be several causes. It can be from issues in the knee or surrounding muscles or tendons. See an orthopedist. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, it can be.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: Massage the cramped muscle towards the center of the body, ie towards the heart, this will help clear metabolic byproducts like Lactic Acid that can cause cramps. Also stretching the muscle can help. A cramp usually shortens the muscle so if you can stretch it out this will usually help. ...Read more
Are a common complaint and the simplest treatment is ordinary OTC (Over the Counter) BENADRYL
Hope this helps!
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What to do if I get muscle cramps once in awhile in my feet on what to do if a muscle cramp starts?
Rest and stretch: Rest from the activity you are doing that causes the cramp, and then stretch the foot in a manner to relieve the cramp. Often this means gently but consistently pulling the toes back to stretch the plantar aspect of the foot. ...Read more
When I move my head I get a pain in the back of my head it feels like a pulled muscle. Cramp. Pulled muscle?
I have a muscle cramp or something on my butt, it hurts to walk at times. I stand for long periods of time too. What can I do that'll help?
?: How long do you want to put up with it? Please see a doctor if not better by now on its own. ...Read more
I am 53 no health problem, just take 300mg ziloric, ply tennis regurly, now a dayes after 1 set about 1 hour ply feel tired and muscle cramp wht to do?
Tireness: I am sorry but I have not being able to find ziloric in the largest drug reference that we use in medical practice the "pdr".Please check the spelling or at least tell what are you using it for, so I am able to tell is there is a relationship between ziloris and ypur tireness. ...Read more
Yes: I think so. :).Get a more detailed answer ›
Shooting pains in chest/heart area, is that alarming or maybe some sort of a muscle cramp in there?
I have a muscle cramp or spasm in my buttocks left cheek. How do I relieve it. It's so uncomfortable?
Stretch/heat: Stretch the muscle and apply heat.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi doctor. I m feeling bicep muscle cramp siince a week. Especially feel pain when I do bicep barbell curl. Pls advice?
See trainer or dr: Might be muscle cramp from overuse however could also be a small tear. See your doctor for an examination and speak to your trainer about alternatives ...Read more
I've had a very strong muscle cramp under my armpit and down my side. I can't take a deep breath, and it hurts for a few minutes. What could this be?
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. ...Read more
How can I ease the muscle cramp pain? It occured two days ago during the night and it distrubed my sleep. Sometimes I get cramps in my legs. Help! : (
Stretch: Try some stretching. You should also get your labs checked to see if you have any electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more
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