Calf muscle cramps

Causes of Calf muscle cramps

Causes of leg cramps Cramps can sometimes be caused by:

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Causes List for Calf muscle cramps

Possible causes of Calf muscle cramps (or similar symptoms) may include:1

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Treatments for Calf muscle cramps

See a GP if:

Ask for an urgent appointment if you have cramps and:

  • they last longer than 10 minutes
  • there's a chance you might ...
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Prevention of Calf muscle cramps

Preventing cramps Regular calf-stretching exercises might not completely prevent cramps, but may help to reduce them. How to stretch calf muscles

  1. Stand facing a wall, arm's length away, with your feet flat on the floor.
  2. Lean forward, pressing your ...
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References

  1. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  2. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ leg-cramps/ 

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