Muscle Cramps & Spasms

Causes of Muscle Spasms

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Muscle cramps and spasms, or involuntary muscle contractions, can occur as a symptom from many different conditions. These cramps and spasms feel like there is tightness you the muscles and sometimes can be accompanied by pain. This most often happens soon after injury. Knots in a muscle will typically form two weeks after the initial injury, making early treatment important.

​​​​​​​Inflammation comes from an over-stretched or torn muscle. It is inflammation that causes muscle spasms. Most episodes of lower back pain that take people to the emergency room is caused by damage to the muscles and/or ligaments in the lower back.


Ogden Chiropractic Approach for Muscle Spasms and Cramps

If you suffer from muscle cramps and or spasms, you know how frustrating they are and super painful. Although chiropractic care may not treat the underlying condition, the muscle spasm symptoms can be treated effectively with consistent chiropractic care.

Although muscle spasms can occur as a symptom of a neuromuscular disease, they most often occur from over-exercising or even dehydration. A combination of chiropractic care and proper nutrition can resolve the majority of muscle spasm problems.

Joint manipulation is the type of treatment that we use at Ogden Wellness Center. We will work the spine as to manipulate it and joints in other areas. Through manipulation, we will be able to restore normal motion, which will help you feel less pain and decrease muscle spasms. Joint manipulation and soft tissue manipulation are chiropractic techniques used to treat muscle spasms. Regardless of the cause of your muscle spasms, our chiropractors can help you to treat your muscle spasms symptoms.

If you are tired of muscle spasms painfully waking you at night or disrupting a routine and would like more information about how chiropractic therapy can help ease your muscle cramps and spasm in Ogden, or to schedule an appointment with us, please call Ogden Wellness Center today.

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