Regular exercise and an active are both very important for overall , but if you don’t quite know your , or if you aren’t in the proper condition to take on that sort of physical exertion, then your protests with muscle cramps.
What are Muscle Cramps?
skin.are the sudden and contraction of the , particularly the leg muscles like the calves. Muscle cramps are often the first sign that your body isn’t quite ready to the physical demands you’ve placed on it. You will feel a piercing , or see a hard knot of muscle tissue beneath the surface of the
These cramps can happen in any muscle group, not just the or , and is largely caused by the same basic things. When you get a cramp, it is your muscle involuntarily contracting, and while it is usually temporary, it may prevent your use of the muscle for a period of time. This can be caused by using the muscle too much, the muscle, or , in most cases.
Some muscle cramps can be caused by, inadequate or blocked supply, or . If not addressed, these issues will continue, along with the painful cramps.
The primary symptom of a muscle cramp is rather self-explanatory – your muscle cramps up and tightens painfully, usually beyond the comfortable level of “flexed” that you are used to. You will feel a sharp pain and a knot of hard, flexed tissue beneath the . The area can be tender when touched or pressed on.