What is a spasm? A muscle spasm is an involuntary contraction within the muscles of your body. This means that your muscles suddenly tighten without your conscious intent. A spasm can be painful and can last for a few seconds and potentially recur several times before disappearing. You may feel tension, weakness, or sudden onsetContinue reading “11 Natural Muscle Spasm Relief Strategies”
Permanent muscle spasm A muscle spasm is an involuntary contraction within the muscles of your body. This means that your muscles suddenly tighten without your conscious intent. There are two types of muscles spasms: Acute muscle spasms: These spasms occur from overuse, injury, dehydration or lack of proper warm up before exercise. A spasm canContinue reading “5 Tips To Manage Permanent Muscle Spasm Pain”
What is the calf muscle? Your calf muscle is called the gastrocnemius – which is located on the back of our lower legs. This muscle creates the distinctive shape of the calves. The function of the gastrocnemius is to plantarflex the foot, which is the action of pointing your toes. The gastrocnemius works together withContinue reading “Your #1 Guide To a Calf Muscle Spasm Relief”
There may be a number of issues that contribute to your neck spasm pain. The spasm may be a result from awkward turning of the neck or head. Neck spasm may also occur from awkward sleeping positions, poor posture, overuse muscle injury, stress tension or spinal disc or nerve problem. Your soft tissue occupational therapist can diagnose the cause of your neck muscle spasm pain to provide effective therapeutic intervention to reduce your pain and restore normal functioning of the neck. A soft tissue occupational therapist is an expert in hands on treatment including trigger point release massage therapy, trigger point dry needling and myofascial release.