Both muscle spasms and muscle cramps occur when a voluntary muscle goes into a contraction on its own. The difference between a spasm and a cramp is the intensity of that contraction. What is a Voluntary Muscle? A voluntary muscle is one that you use to consciously control movements. As […]
Joint pains, muscle aches, stiff and tired bodies. These issues affect millions and millions of people on a daily basis. Know when you should see a doctor.
It is believed that approximately 95% of the people will experience muscle spasms at least once throughout their lifetime. In general, muscle spasms are not dangerous, but even so, they can be extremely painful. How do you get rid of them at home? Read on and find out more. Muscle […]
The chances that you experience a muscle spasm throughout your life are very high because it is believed that at least 95% of people do at some point in their lives. There are many things that can cause a spasm and almost every single muscle in the human body is […]
Though a muscle spasm can be triggered by a massage therapist that doesn’t know what they are doing, for the most part, muscle spasms are not caused by massage. However, many other things cause muscle spasms, which we will discuss in this article. What is Muscle Spasm? First of all, […]
Though they both involve basically the same thing: muscle tissue involuntarily contracting- muscle spasms and muscle twitches are two completely different conditions. Since they are different conditions, they have different causes. Muscle twitches, called fasciculations in the medical world, typically only affect one single muscle. The contractions are inside of […]
Chances are, at least once in your life, you have crossed your legs, hoping to make it to the closest restroom in time. However, there is a major different between really having to go and feeling like you have to go all the time. For those who struggle with spasms […]