Tag: night cramps

Combat Night Cramps and Blood Clots With Exercise

Night cramps are common in seniors: You may be familiar with the often intense pain that accompanies the sudden, involuntary spasm in your calf muscles. Robert Turner, PT, OCS, a board-certified orthopedic specialist and clinical supervisor at the Spine Therapy Center at the Weill Cornell-affiliated Hospital for Special Surgery, points

Stretch and Strengthen Calves to Decrease Cramping, Boost Circulation

Recent news articles have reported a growing trend among women of injecting their calf muscles with botulism toxin (Botox®) so their legs can fit into skinny jeans, tights, and boots. This trend can cause major health problems, including reduced circulation in the lower legs. It’s also unnecessary, because there’s a

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