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3,543 Possible Causes for Muscle Spasm

  • Musculoskeletal Lower Back Pain

    Muscle spasms occur when the back muscles involuntarily contract.[] Back pain, back stiffness and back muscle spasms are typical symptoms. Treatment depends upon the cause of the pain.[] Other medicines such as muscle relaxants control muscle spasms.[]

  • Muscle Strain

    Inflammation may trigger muscle spasms. Muscle spasms are more likely to be a problem for the first couple of days after an injury - when inflammation is at its worst.[] Inflamed muscles may spasm, feel tender to the touch, or cramp , and contract tightly, causing intense pain. Watch Video: What Is Your Back Muscle Spasm Telling You?[] Inflamed muscles may spasm, feel tender to the touch, or cramp, and contract tightly, causing intense pain. Watch Video: What Is Your Back Muscle Spasm Telling You?[]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    Your dentist may recommend one or more of the following: Trying to eliminate muscle spasm and pain by applying moist heat or taking medication such as muscle-relaxants, aspirin[] Taking anti-inflammatory drugs, over-the-counter pain-relievers or muscle relaxers. Application of moist heat to ease muscle spasms. Braces by Dr. Schau.[]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Cardiomyopathy can be acquired or inherited. “Acquired” means you aren’t born with the disease, but you develop it due to another disease, condition, or factor. “Inherited” means your parents passed the gene for the disease on to you. Researchers continue to look for the genetic links to cardiomyopathy and to[…][]

  • Hyperventilation

    The symptoms of acute hyperventilation are mainly caused by the hypocalcemia . 4 Symptoms Tachypnea Muscle spasms Paresthesia Dizziness Anxiety Spasms of the muscles of the[] Increased heart rate Headache Nausea Blurred vision Impaired judgment Memory impairment Muscle spasms and tics Muscle weakness Drowsiness Unconsciousness In prolonged cases[] spasms.[]

  • Vaginospasm

    As mentioned, the muscle spasm cannot be the direct result of any sort of physical or medical condition for vaginismus to be diagnosed.[] This can be accomplished by use of biofeedback of muscle tension, or ability of the woman to relax until any muscle spasm resolves.[] They were asked to evaluate for vaginal muscle spasms among women with vaginismus, women with vulvodynia (painful vulva), and women without pain.[]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    Bracing : Wearing a brace can help if you have muscle spasms. Medication : Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication can help.[] Common symptoms include low back pain, muscle spasms, leg weakness, or limping.[] Thermal treatment, lumbar traction, and electrical stimulation may help with the reactive muscle spasm seen in spondylolisthesis.[]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Either of these can lead to serious cardiac arrhythmias, seizures and/or muscle spasms.[] The body use these minerals in many different ways, with low electrolyte s leading to symptoms such as feeling lethargic, confused, swelling, muscle spasms, reduced nerve[] spasms.[]

  • Hemophilia

    […] position (usually shortened) • protective muscle spasms [1] Hemophilia and Women Women with hemophilia often experience painful, heavy, long-lasting periods.[] A muscle spasm may occur when the muscle tightens up to protect itself, called Volkman’s sign.[] Signs and symptoms of GI involvement include: • Fever • Abdominal distention and pain • Melena (bloody stool) • Hip flexion contracture (iliopsoas muscle spasm due to retroperitoneal[]

  • Carcinoma of the Lung

    Immunohistochemical detection of thyroid transcription factor-1 (TTF-1) plays an important role in the diagnosis and subclassification of non-small cell carcinomas of the lung in biopsy and some cytology samples, specifically for identification of squamous cell carcinoma (classically negative) and non-mucinous[…][]

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