Muscle cramps are painful, a great nuisance but they are a benign condition. (see what are muscle cramps). Their importance is linked to the discomfort and inconvience they cause. Their exact cause is unknown, (see what causes muscle cramps) although they are more likely to occur as we get older and some people are predisposed to getting them.
The following contribute to muscle cramps
Their is no medication that can be taken to prevent muscle cramps or though some medication e.g. statins may contribute. If you are taking statins and have reocurring muscle cramps please talk to your GP.
They are preventable (see how to prevent muscle cramps) by stretching and massage. To book a massage click here.