Muscle Spasm

A muscle spasm is a sudden involuntary movement of one or more muscles in the body. It is caused due to dehydration, stress, muscle fatigue, restricted blood supply, inadequate stretching, and depletion of electrolytes. There is muscle twitching with spasm in the affected region. It is treated by stretching, doing massage, doing exercise, keeping the body hydrated, and applying ice packs helps to provide relief.

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Kindly suggest a Siddha or Ayurveda medicine to relax my abdominal muscles.

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis before five years. Now, I am taking an injection of Glataxone to manage my problem. I do not have any inflammation in my spine. I have severe dorsal spine muscle spasms or tightness in my right abdomen for more than six months...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Multiple sclerosis usually shows slow improvement. We can stop the disease progression by taking Siddha or Ayurveda drugs. You have muscle spasms in the abdomen due to lower motor neuron issues. It means that brain signals are not reaching muscle tissue. In Siddha, ...  Read Full »

What is the cause of my middle back pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been doing regular exercise like morning walk for about 50 minutes and pranayama, yoga for another 50 minutes. Presently I am experiencing sharp pain in the middle of the back (and little on the left side) for more than 20 days. When I try to identify the pain's exact area by t...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahaveer Patil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and found that there are two possibilities. 1. Soft tissue inflammation like muscle spasm, fibromyositis, or maybe a postural back pain. 2. Disc prolapse causing reduction of disc space and nerve compression. The good thing is ...  Read Full »

What is the cause for radiating pain in the upper back?

Query: Hi doctor, I started working 12-hour shifts about a month ago. My upper back has been hurting. It feels like it starts from the middle up to the upper back. It is not a sharp pain, but it is like a tension. We are supposed to wear steel toe shoes. I just recently changed to tennis shoes since I wo...  Read Full »


James F Geiselman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your question. I am sorry you are experiencing upper back pain. In your question, you said you recently started working 12 hours shift and since then, your upper back has been hurting. It is not a sharp pain but feels like tension. Most likely, you expe...  Read Full »

I have a stiff neck, and some movements cause my neck to spasm and feel being pinched. What should be my sleeping position?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a stiff neck, and some movements cause my neck to spasm and feel like something is being pinched. Which position should I sleep in tonight?  Read Full »


Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This appears like a muscle spasm. Doing hot water fermentation and gentle kneading massage should release the neck spasm and make it comfortable to lye down flat without the pillow. With the help of gravity, the stiffness will reduce in the overnight, and you should ...  Read Full »

I have knee pain with pressure on chest. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I helped my cousin move and I hurt my back now. My left leg hurts by the knee and I feel a pressure on my chest, those hurt more than my back does.  Read Full »


Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you be more precise about where exactly does it pain? And what is the nature of the pain? If this pain is dull aching in the knee then should be muscular. Because heavy work most of the muscle lands in DOMS and the pain arrives. Regarding pain in the chest, it shou...  Read Full »

What can be done for lower back muscle spasms due to playing baseball?

Query: Hi doctor, I am coming here for what I think may be possible lower back muscle spasms. I originally felt the pain after playing lots of baseballs (swinging a baseball bat many times). I have symptoms such as tightness, limited mobility or restricted range of motion, throbbing pain, and sometimes it...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. I feel that spasm could be due to less core stability and excessive spasm. Invariable loading hip joint reducing its range on movement. I would like to suggest you get more insight of your symptoms like is there any pain on bending forward touching...  Read Full »

How can I cure hamstrings spasm caused due to exercise?

Query: Hello doctor, Today, I was lifting light weights on squats. As I went down into a parallel position, my back locked up and immediately began to hurt. I tried other lifts (hyperextentions) to loosen my hamstrings. It felt better at the time, but now I am at home and can barely stand and walk. How ca...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your case, what I found is that you must follow some basic stretching exercises with warm up and cool down phase to avoid tightening of muscles. Do warm-up exercise like static jogging, jumping with hands wide apart. Along with warm-up, 10 minutes of stre...  Read Full »

My whole body aches after visiting the amusement park. How can I get better?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old female. Two days ago, I went to an amusement park. Yesterday, it felt more or less like my body ached, but I still went to my spinning class in the evening. Today, when I tried to get up in the morning, I struggled with lower back pain, and my arms hurt. It hurts to ...  Read Full »


Sarah M Alhennawy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.  Regarding your explanation, your complaint seems to be general muscle fatigue, muscle spasm, and weakness. This is likely due to the amusement park visit. Take a warm bath and try to relax. Lie on the bed at a position you feel comfortable with. If you can, do simple...  Read Full »

I am in extreme pain and not able to turn my neck to left. Please advice.

Query: Hello doctor,Just a few minutes before I was trying to reach my forehead with my left arm and just after that, I think my nerve got stretched in the neck. I am in extreme pain and I am not able to turn my neck to left. When my neck is on right it feels little fine. I cannot do anything with this pai...  Read Full »


Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have understood your concern about pain in the neck region. Do not panic, this is called acute muscles spasm of neck muscles. You need to apply ice over neck muscles where you feel pain. See to that does not apply hot water over that area, otherwise, the pain will inc...  Read Full »

Why do I have a back spasm?

Query: Hi doctor, I have narrowed disc in the center of back. There were no problems for almost a year. I usually do surfing, yoga and kung fu. But I woke up early around 3 AM last week with a super sore and stiff back. When I am lying down it hurts to cough, or I will roll from side to side. When I am ge...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The back spasm is due to excessive activity that could have aggravated due to faulty posture in the bed. Do a lot of icing. Stretch your back and your hip flexors. Do spine extension like cobra stretch. If you can, engage in glute stability exercises and do warm up and ...  Read Full »

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