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What Causes Muscle Cramps?

A muscle cramp is a strong, painful contraction or tightening of a muscle that comes on suddenly and lasts from a few seconds to several minutes. It often occurs in the legs. A muscle cramp is also called a charley horse. Nighttime leg cramps are usually sudden spasms, or tightening, of muscles in the calf. The muscle cramps can […]
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Swelling Makes You Weaker

A swollen joint is a weaker joint.  The pressing out of the extra fluid within the joint will send a message to the brain which will then tell the muscles in the area to tighten in a protective pattern, which will reduce flexibility, strength and overall reactivity.   #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapybayside #painrelief #inflammationreduced #swollenjoints #bayside #bayterrace […]
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