see cramp, muscle
an involuntary and forcibly contracted muscle
an involuntary contracted muscle that will not relax
an involuntary, painful contraction of the muscles which produce a hard, bulging muscle
an involuntary, sustained tightening (contraction) of one or more of your muscles
an uncontrollable and painful spasm of a muscle
a painful and prolonged spasm in a muscle, which refuses to stretch out again following contraction
a painful situation where your muscle involuntarily contracts
a painful spasm of your muscle
a painful, sustained contraction of a muscle
a severe spasm
a strong, painful contraction or tightening of a muscle that comes on suddenly, lasting
a sudden contraction of one or more of your
a sudden forceful uncontrolled contraction of a muscle
Painful involuntary contraction due to overexertion and imbalance of oxygen, minerals and carbon dioxide; Stretch the cramped muscle with one hand and squeeze and release the body of the muscle rhythmically with the other hand. Deep breathing helps to release cramps since it increases oxygen availability.
An uncontrolled tightening of a muscle. Commonly caused by a lack of hydration or over-use of a muscle or set of muscles. Cramps may also be the result of a mineral imbalance in your body (salt, potassium, calcium).
sudden painful contraction of a muscle; usually caused by overuse (without rest), strain, chill.
Almost any physical activity can result in muscle cramps. A muscle can cramp when it's already in its most shortened position, and it then contracts. Many people get cramps in their legs. Other causes of cramps include low blood sugar, dehydration, and overexertion.