How to get rid of muscle spasm in neck?

Rest, ice. Usually the best thing to do is rest the area and use ice to decrease the spasm. For more difficult cases, other treatments including physical therapy, massage, muscle relaxants and trigger point injections can help.

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How to get rid of muscle spasm or cramp in foot?

Cramps. There are several reasons why people experience cramping. Some most common are dehydration, electrolite imbalance, or blood flow problems. A work up should be done by a podiatrist or your pcp. Usually the podiatrist can refere you to the proper speciallist or perform a arterial screening in his or her office before referral. Read more...
Water. You should check to see how much water you are drinking. You should also see if you are getting enough potassium into your body. Read more...

How does someone get rid of muscle spasms?

Depends on the cause. Spasms can occur from an old stroke or spinal cord injury, but sometimes they an happen due to fatigue or excess work. Fibromyalgia causes spasm. How you treat really depends on the cause.I.E. Botox for severe spasms like in a stroke or spinal injury or drugs like Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for less severe causes. Fibromyalgia is complex and is a topic on it's own. Read more...
See below. Often times stretching will help, daily vitamins with mineral supplements, increase fluid intake. 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?

Zyprexa/zoloft. No, but stopping zyprexa (olanzapine) can. If not, talk to your doctor about medications to combat the spasms. Read more...
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 more...

How can I get rid of a muscle spasm in my lower back?

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...

What do I do to get rid of a muscle spasm in my lower back been over 3 months?

Exercise, therapy. Try regular aerobic exercise (heart rate over 100, minimum 30 minutes nonstop 3 times/week), back stretching, core (tummy and back muscle) strengthening. A physical therapist can train you in proper techique. Read more...

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...