For muscle spasms caused by other underlying conditions, your doctor may prescribe anti-inflammatory medications, such as ibuprofen, muscle relaxants, or Botox. In contrast, benign leg cramps and muscle cramps associated with exercise tend to affect the calf muscles. In addition, they tend to affect other muscles and can affect many other muscles, including the muscles of the extremities, as well as those of the back, neck and voice. While muscle spasms are often temporary and harmless, some muscle spasms are a symptom of a more serious underlying condition.
For this test, a small needle is inserted into a muscle to record the muscle's electrical activity when the muscle is at rest and when it contracts. Muscle spasms can be very painful and severely affect the range of motion of the affected muscle. A cramp is a sudden, brief, involuntary (involuntary), and usually painful contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Issacs syndrome (also known as neuromyotonia, Isaacs-Mertens syndrome, continuous muscle fiber activity syndrome and quantum waste syndrome) is a rare neuromuscular disorder caused by hyperexcitability and continuous activation of peripheral nerve axons that activate fibers muscular.
If people have arm or trunk cramps or muscle spasms, a disorder (such as a hormonal or electrolyte disorder) or a drug is more likely to be caused than benign leg cramps or exercise-related muscle cramps. Symptoms, including progressive muscle stiffness, continuous muscle contraction or contraction (myocymia), cramps, increased sweating, and delayed muscle relaxation, occur even during sleep or when people are under general anesthesia.