What is Muscle Spasm?
They are involuntary contraction of a muscle and are common and are often due to overuse and muscle fatigue, dehydration, and electrolyte abnormalities. They occur abruptly, are painful, and are usually short-lived.
Are muscle spasms the same as muscle cramps?
Can physiotherapy help people with muscle spasms?
Yes. A comprehensive physiotherapy assessment will be carried out to ascertain the cause of your muscle spasm and a corresponding treatment plan will be developed to break the pain-muscle spasm cycle.
What causes muscle spasms?
It occurs when a muscle is overused, tired, injured or previously strained
It occurs if a muscle has been overstretched or remained in the same position for a prolonged period
Narrowing of arteries resulting in inadequate blood supply
Diseases of the nervous system like multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury
Wearing high heels for a prolonged period
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