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Posted by: Mark | 2012/08/01

Foot spasms

When stretching my leg during the night my foot often goes into a spasm

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A spasm is a sudden involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscle group. Causes could include insufficient hydration, muscle overload or anscence of electrolytes. I would suggest that you consult with a medical professional that coulde assess your specific situation and advise you accordingly on treatment which could include supplementation, stretches and exercises.

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Posted by: podiatrist | 2012/08/02

A spasm is a sudden involuntary contraction of a muscle or muscle group. Causes could include insufficient hydration, muscle overload or anscence of electrolytes. I would suggest that you consult with a medical professional that coulde assess your specific situation and advise you accordingly on treatment which could include supplementation, stretches and exercises.

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