Muscle Spasms

Intercostal Muscle Spasm

Intercostal Muscle Spasm: A Minor Condition with Major Symptoms

There are over 600 skeletal muscles in the human body and under the right circumstances; any one of them can involuntarily contract, causing severe and even debilitating pain. It’s called a muscle spasm and it’s not life-threatening, but it hurts enough to make anyone wonder if there is something seriously […]

jaw spasms

Exploring the Rare and Routine Causes of Jaw Spasms

Muscle spasms can be incredibly painful, and when they occur in your jaw, they can make it difficult to do simple things, such as talking, smiling and eating. To eradicate these forcible and involuntary contractions of your jaw muscles, you have to first determine the cause. Knowing the cause gives […]

How Do You Stop Muscle Spasms in the Ear

How Do You Stop Muscle Spasms in the Ear?

Experiencing a muscle spasm or series of muscle spasms in the ear can be an alarming and ultimately frightening ordeal. How are you supposed to react? How can you treat something happening deep within your ear? While about 30 million Americans report being diagnosed with different types of tinnitus, it is relatively […]

What Causes Muscle Spasms Under Rib Cage

What Causes Muscle Spasms Under Rib Cage?

Muscle spasms are painful and frustrating. Not only are they painful, but they can also interfere with daily activities such as walking, running, eating, and relaxing. Muscle spasms, also known as “Charlie Horses,” are the enemy to anyone wishing to have a healthy, active lifestyle. Muscle spasms can occur across […]