For persistent cramps, particularly those associated with muscle fatigue and strains such as too much walking, poor shoes or overexertion, you should use a combination of heat and cold to relieve the muscle cramp.
The most common type of leg cramp is the true cramp that can happen from wearing new shoes, spending too much time on your feet or just sleeping the wrong way.
The familiar advice about not swimming after a heavy meal, when blood flow is directed away from the muscles, is intended to avoid this type of cramp.
Ignoring or overriding those warning signals can lead to such severe energy depletion that the muscle cannot be relaxed, causing a cramp.
However, there is one major drawback associated with sticker scrapbooking; pre-designed stickers can cramp your creative style.
The professional, polished look of these beauties will have you rethinking those piles of lacy or colorful envelopes and a weekend recovering from writer's cramp.
The terms cramp and spasm can be somewhat vague, and they are sometimes used to include types of abnormal muscle activity other than sudden painful contraction.
A stomach cramp reminded her that she hadn't eaten lunch.
Shifting her position to relieve a cramp in her hip, she twisted the injured shoulder and cried out in pain.
3 If one is apt to acquire too narrow a view of Jewish legalism, the whole experience of subsequent history, through the heroic age of the Maccabees and onwards, only proves that the minuteness of ritual procedure could not cramp the heart.