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Chiro for Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms and treating it with chiro
Muscle spasms and treating it with chiro

Muscle spasms, also known as muscle cramps, are involuntary contractions of a muscle or group of muscles that can be quite painful.

 Muscle spasms can occur in any muscle in the body but are most common in the legs, feet, hands, arms, and back. In some cases, muscle spasms may be accompanied by other symptoms such as numbness, tingling, or weakness.

Chiropractic care can be beneficial for muscle spasms as it involves adjustments of the spine and joints to help alleviate tension in the muscles.

Symptoms of Muscle Spasms

The symptoms of muscle spasms can vary depending on the severity and location of the spasm, but some common symptoms include:

  • Sudden and intense pain in the affected muscle 
  • Tightness and stiffness in the affected muscle
  • Visible muscle twitching or bulging
  • Limited range of motion in the affected muscle
  • The affected muscle may feel hard or knotted to the touch
  • Muscle weakness or fatigue after the spasm has ended
  • The spasm may last for a few seconds to several minutes before subsiding.

 

What causes muscle spasms?

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Muscle spasms can be caused by the following which can all be treated through chiropractic care.

  • Muscle strain: Overuse, injury or improper use of muscles can cause muscle strain, which can lead to muscle spasms. 
  • Joint dysfunction: Misaligned or restricted joints can cause muscle spasms in the surrounding muscles. 
  • Pinched nerves: A pinched nerve can cause muscle spasms and pain. 
  • Disc problems: Herniated or bulging discs in the spine can cause muscle spasms and pain. 
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Muscle spasms treatment with chiropractic care

Chiropractic care can be effective in treating muscle spasms. Chiropractors use various techniques to help alleviate muscle spasms, such as manual adjustments, dry needling, Graston technique, massage, stretching, lifestyle modification and nutritional supplementation.

If the muscle spasms are due to musculoskeletal issues, such as poor posture or spinal misalignments, pinched nerves or herniated or bulging discs, chiropractic adjustments can help realign the spine and alleviate tension in the affected muscles.

Muscle spasm prevention and management

Chiropractic exercise and stretching advice for muscle spasms

Chiropractic care can be an effective way to prevent and manage muscle spasms. Here are some ways that chiropractic care can help:

  • Spinal adjustments: Chiropractors use spinal adjustments to realign the spine, which can help to reduce nerve pressure and improve the communication between the brain and the muscles. This can help to reduce the likelihood of muscle spasms occurring.
  • Soft tissue therapy: Chiropractors may use soft tissue therapy techniques such as dry needling, Graston Technique, massage, stretching, and myofascial release to help relax and lengthen tight muscles. This can help to prevent muscle spasms from occurring.
  • Exercise and stretching: Chiropractors can recommend specific exercises and stretches to help strengthen weak muscles and improve flexibility. This can help to prevent muscle spasms from occurring.
  • Lifestyle modifications: Chiropractors may recommend lifestyle modifications such as improving posture, nutritional supplementation such as magnesium, staying hydrated, and maintaining a healthy weight to help prevent muscle spasms from occurring.
  • Education: Chiropractors can educate patients on proper ergonomics, body mechanics, and other techniques to help prevent muscle spasms from occurring.

Effective chiro for muscle spasms with Karrinyup Wellness Centre

A chiropractor can provide a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan to help manage your symptoms and prevent future muscle spasms from occurring. Call us today on 9341 3020 to find out how chiro for muscle spasms could be beneficial to you.

Chiropractic exercise and stretching advice for muscle spasms

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Chiropractic care can be beneficial for muscle spasms as it involves adjustments of the spine and joints to help alleviate tension in the muscles.

    Additional muscle therapies to Chiropractic adjustments include: soft tissue therapy/massage, dry needling, scar release, taping methods, stretching and rehabilitation plans.

    Spinal and joint misalignment, overuse, injury and restricted range of motion/stiffness.

    Yes, chiropractic care can be effective in treating muscle spasms. Chiropractors use various techniques to help alleviate muscle spasms, such as manual adjustments, dry needling, Graston (scar release) technique, massage, stretching, lifestyle modification and nutritional supplementation.

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