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How do I prevent muscle spasms from recurring?

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Dr. Rohit Keswani
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Stretch

Depends on that cause of your muscle spasm, but if there is no specific underlying medical condition (like a stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury etc), then regular stretching of the muscle can be helpful, with moist heat before stretching.
Also, in an acute spasms, it can be helpful to alternate ice and heat to break the spasms. Beyond that, certain medications may help, as your doctor.

In brief: Stretch

Depends on that cause of your muscle spasm, but if there is no specific underlying medical condition (like a stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury etc), then regular stretching of the muscle can be helpful, with moist heat before stretching.
Also, in an acute spasms, it can be helpful to alternate ice and heat to break the spasms. Beyond that, certain medications may help, as your doctor.
Dr. Rohit Keswani
Dr. Rohit Keswani
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: Different spasms

Hydration--exercise gradually warming up--magnesium, potassium and salt tablets---but if you have a neurological causes , spasms may be more difficult to prevent.

In brief: Different spasms

Hydration--exercise gradually warming up--magnesium, potassium and salt tablets---but if you have a neurological causes , spasms may be more difficult to prevent.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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