Posts tagged with: cramp relief

As countless polls have shown, weight loss tops the list for New Year’s resolutions. Various polls released by a range of sources state that about a third of all Americans want to lose weight for the upcoming New Year. Weight...
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No one likes to feel body aches and pains but most of us including Santa himself has to deal with them from time to time. Usually, a few pain killers such as Ibuprofen or Tylenol will do the job. However,...
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Winter is right around the corner and so is the cold weather. Most of us look forward to the winter chill because this means warm coats, cozying up by the fireplace and holidays, however for some of us the season...
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Muscle cramps and spasms are painful and involuntary and can happen to people of all ages, including children, young athletes and the elderly. They often result in the inability to use affected muscles, anywhere from minutes to hours. What causes...
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There is nothing more exciting for a teenager than a high school homecoming football game. Whether you are in the stands, cheering on the sidelines or playing the field, the anticipation seems unbearable. For many towns in the United States,...
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7 A.M, you are just about ready to push snooze when you hear the pitter-patter of feet pass by your house as your neighbor goes out for his early morning, 5-mile run. When we think of runners we think of...
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Soldiers leave their families behind and head out on a mission of protecting the rest of us left behind to continue with our everyday lives.  Once a soldier transitions to places like Afghanistan and Iraq, they experience much mental and...
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Physical education teachers have a tremendous responsibility in not only teaching our children sports activities such as volleyball, tennis, etc. but to also educate them on proper nutrition and how to care for their bodies and specifically their muscles for...
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If you tap dance,  the “cramp roll” is a popular move that requires extreme coordination and leg muscle action.  For most students that attend a dance class once or twice a week, the cramp roll doesn’t seem like it requires...
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“Charley Horse” Sufferers Find Immediate Relief! Leg cramps are known as a “charley horse”, although short-lived can be quite painful.  The leg cramps occur when the muscle spasms or tightens in the legs suddenly.  There’s no exact reason as to...
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