Tuesday, August 23, 2016

When the cramp in the night meets the calf of the leg

Waking up in the middle of the night with a painful cramp in the calf is not uncommon, but it is uncomfortable.  Often called a “charley horse,” these muscle cramps can be dealt with through a variety of techniques.  Here is a little piece from our local NBC television station news where I discuss some options, along with a patient of mine who gives her story.  And, remember, if you are having new, unusual, or worsening symptoms, or just have a question about what is going on, see your physician promptly for an evaluation

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