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Can a "charley horse " cause a pulled muscle? What's the best treatment for "charley horses."

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes it could

But it is not very common.
Relief is usually given by either massaging or stretching the foot, ankle or knee in the opposite direction of the spasm. Sport medicine advice suggests that dietary deficiency of potassium, found richly in bananas and many vegetables, is a common cause of these spasms.

In brief: Yes it could

But it is not very common.
Relief is usually given by either massaging or stretching the foot, ankle or knee in the opposite direction of the spasm. Sport medicine advice suggests that dietary deficiency of potassium, found richly in bananas and many vegetables, is a common cause of these spasms.
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Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Muscle crsmp

Best treatment is a gradual stretching program.

In brief: Muscle crsmp

Best treatment is a gradual stretching program.
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