Nighttime leg cramps are usually sudden spasms, or tightening, of muscles in the
calf. The muscle cramps can sometimes happen in the thigh or the foot.
Oct 28, 2015 ... Whether you call it a foot or leg cramp (aka “charley horse”), it's a ... Here's what
causes these cramps, as well as tips to help prevent them.
Feb 16, 2016 ... Narrowing of the arteries that deliver blood to your legs (arteriosclerosis of the
extremities) can produce cramp-like pain in your legs and feet ...
A foot cramp is a sudden contraction of a muscle or muscles. This sudden
contraction or spasm causes the pain. Several things can cause your feet to
cramp up, ...
Get information on muscle cramps (charley horses), including leg cramps, causes
(vitamin deficiency, drugs, lactic acid, dehydration, low calcium, potassium or ...
Mar 9, 2016 ... Muscle cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions that occur in various
muscles. These contractions are often painful and can affect different ...
Jul 7, 2015 ... Usually, you feel a hard lump at the point of pain — that's the contracted muscle.
Cramps usually occur for a reason. If you haven't strained a ...
Unknown cause (idiopathic leg cramps) ... the knees slightly bent (flexed) and
with feet pointing slightly downwards.
Most often, cramps involve the calf or thigh muscles and small muscles of the foot
. Of these, the most commonly affected is the calf and it tends to be unilateral.
Jul 23, 2015 ... Cramps in the legs and feet can cause moderately painful reactions that may last
a few minutes or longer. Muscle cramps occur when a muscle ...