What to Do about Muscle Cramps

July 10, 2021

Muscle cramps happen when your muscle involuntarily contracts and cannot relax. Some people also call these “charley horses” or “twitches,” and they often occur on the thighs, arms, or abdomen. Muscle spasms can be painful and may affect your day-to-day activities. In this video, we will discuss some possible causes and treatments for muscle cramps.  Stay tuned!

 

Possible Causes 

Muscle spasms may be caused by:  

  • Stress 
  • Dehydration 
  • Low electrolytes 
  • Too much caffeine 
  • Fatigue or lack of sleep 
  • Medication
  • Illness or Injury

 

Different Treatments Available 

You can treat muscle spasms using these methods: 

  • Hot or cold therapy 
  • Massage therapy 
  • Body stretching 
  • Chiropractic adjustment 
  • Exercise
  • Cryotherapy

The Right Spinal Clinic Can Help

The Right Spinal Clinic offers these treatments and many more. We are your all-around partner for health and wellness. We have a team of qualified physical therapists, chiropractors, and physicians with years of experience under their belt. We also provide innovative therapy treatments for our patients to help them get back back on track in no time! Call us now at (813) 392-2164 to schedule your appointment!

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