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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charley_horse

Charley horse (or charlie horse) is a popular colloquial term in Canada and the United States for painful involuntary spasms or cramps in the leg muscles, typically lasting anywhere from a few seconds to about a day. It is less likely to refer to a bruise on an arm or leg and a bruising of the ... These muscle cramps can have many possible causes directly resulting from ...

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Jun 16, 2016 ... Muscle spasms that cause charley horses while we sleep are ... on the tips of your toes for a few seconds at a time to stretch your calf muscles.

www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/tc/nighttime-leg-cramps-topic-overview

Nighttime (or nocturnal) leg cramps are usually sudden spasms,or tightening,of muscles ... ... A muscle cramp is also called a charley horse. Nighttime leg ...

www.webmd.com/pain-management/muscle-spasms-cramps-charley-horse

For a charley horse in the calf or a cramp in the back of the thigh (hamstring), try this stretch: Put your weight on the ...

fitness.mercola.com/sites/fitness/archive/2016/08/26/charley-horse-causes.aspx

Aug 25, 2016 ... A muscle cramp in your calf muscle, known as a charley horse, may be caused by low levels of magnesium, potassium or calcium.

health.clevelandclinic.org/2015/10/dont-let-foot-cramps-charley-horses-slow

Oct 28, 2015 ... 7 causes and remedies for foot cramps and charley horses. ... Whether day or night, your foot and calf muscles can spasm or cramp. This can ...

www.medicinenet.com/muscle_cramp_charley_horse_treatment_symptoms/views.htm

Dec 12, 2016 ... Muscle cramps are very common and become increasingly frequent with age. The legs, feet, and calf (the classic charley horse) are especially ...

www.refinery29.com/charley-horse-cramps-in-legs-causes

May 31, 2017 ... There are some ways to prevent them — and make your leg feel better.

www.onemedical.com/blog/live-well/quirky-questions-what-causes-a-charley-horse

May 1, 2015 ... Q: What causes a “charley horse” and how do I prevent one from occurring ... typically occurring in the calf (gastrocnemius), thigh (quadriceps), ...