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Electrolyte Imbalance and Leg Cramps by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 28 Apr 2010 1:19am Painful muscle cramps in the legs are probably the most common complaint among runners and other athletes. Leg cramps affect many people, not just athletes.  There are many factors that can cause leg muscles to cramp. Dehydration Causes Electrolyte Imbalance and Leg Cramps The loss of fluid leading to dehydration is common when e ... Read on »
Is there any way to prevent painful leg cramps in the middle of the night? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 1 Comment Cramping during sleep is usually due to an exaggeration of a normal muscle reflex. When you turn during sleep, you contract your calf muscles and stretch their tendons. This stimulates nerve stretch receptors in the tendon and sends a message back to the spinal cord, telling the calf muscles to contract. Sometimes, the muscles remain contracted ... Read on »
Nocturnal Leg Cramps: Night-time Calf Muscle Pain by Health&Fitness GuideforDummies Posted Fri 24 Apr 2009 7:22am Nocturnal leg cramps can lead to a rude awakening: You're suddenly sleepless and in pain in the middle of the night. Symptoms of nocturnal leg cramps include excruciating contractions of the calf muscles, and sometimes of the foot muscles as well. Nocturnal leg cramps are true cramps and not spasms. The muscle remains in a cramped and contract ... Read on »
Should you run on sore, cramping legs? by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 2:48pm Training and racing can cause strange things to happen to your body. Things like cramps and soreness are normal, but when you legs turn to stone and you've got new soreness in places you didn't realize contained muscle, your mental state about getting back out and running can be shaken up a bit. Here are a couple of things to consider before throw ... Read on »
What lower leg pain do you have? by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 12:19am Today’s joggle was 6.5 miles on the treadmill in 51 minutes. It was a sprint workout: 4×800 in 2:30 and 1×800 in 5:00 in between. All of it was done joggling. I’m not sure I ever joggled on a treadmill going 11 miles/hour. But now, my right lower leg is hurting. [...] Filed under: Health, Joggling life, Training Tips | 5 Comments » ... Read on »
How to Prevent Leg Cramps by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 8:32pm Leg cramps can occur in many different situations.  Some people wake up with severe leg cramps; others get them while trying to go to sleep.  Athletes sometimes experience leg cramps while working out or simply walking. What is a Leg Cramp? A leg cramp is basically an involuntary contraction of a muscle. It can be an agonizing pa ... Read on »
Is Your Lower Back Pain Or Leg Pain The Result Of A Lumbar Radiculopathy? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sun 19 Apr 2009 11:47pm Severe Lower Back Pain Or Leg Pain may be the Result Of A Lumbar Radiculopathy. Patients who present with lower back pain that is radiating into their legs and feet may be diagnosed with a lumbar radiculopathy. A lumbar radiculopathy includes anything that causes irritation, compression or dysfunction of one or more of the lumbar (low back) nerves ... Read on »
Back pain and leg pain: a common presentation by Carol Grant Posted Fri 14 May 2010 3:48am Lower back pain which is accompanied by radiating leg pain is a very common presentation.  The radiating pain only travels into the buttock and thigh, and doesn’t travel below the knee happens frequently and is a better prognosis for conservative care.  And, most commonly, the thigh pain is found in the back of the thigh, rather than in the fro ... Read on »
Low back pain, leg pain and Chiropractic: the only way to go! by Carol Grant Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 4:16am 2 Comments Lower back pain which is accompanied by radiating leg pain is very common and Chiropractic is a fast way to treat the problem. The radiating pain only travels into the buttock and thigh, and doesn’t travel below the knee happens frequently and is a better prognosis for conservative care. And, commonly, the thigh pain is found in the back of the ... Read on »
Knee Pain? Leg Pain? Perhaps it Is Your Hammies! by Kathy .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 30 Sep 2009 10:05pm During Disney marathon last year, I was running along happily enjoying the sites of Animal Kingdom when BAM! A shot of pain in my knee put me down, literally. I had to hobble the remaining six miles to the finish line afterwards, and I did so with tears in my eyes. Believe me, when you train and train and train and then get injured on race day ... Read on »