Are you suffering with Muscle Spasms?

Posted on Jul 14, 2017


It’s a beautiful Minnesota day outside. The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and you’re taking a nice stroll in the park. Suddenly, without warning, you feel a pain in your calf muscle. You’ve got an intense muscle spasm and it ruins your whole walk!

They’re unpredictable, painful, and quite often debilitating. Muscle spasm contractions are the worst, aren’t they?

Where do most people experience muscle spasms? Generally, they appear in the calves, feet, hands and/or back. Some of the reasons they may occur include dehydration, spinal misalignments, and/or as the side effects of taking certain drugs. Even something simple like forgetting to stretch before using certain muscles can trigger an attack.

Spasms are the result of involuntary muscle contractions. Mostly they’re benign in nature, but once in awhile they may indicate the presence of something more serious.

Chiropractic care is an effective, all-natural way to provide relief to people who suffer with muscle pain and problems. Dr. Gerard and his staff at Lakewoods Chiropractic in Forest Lake regularly help patients with muscle spasms so they can feel better.

Have you heard of vertebral subluxation? It’s a fancy term used to describe when spinal movement is restricted because the spine is misaligned. It’s not in its proper place where it should be, and therefore you have pain. Dr. Gerard’s job is to correct vertebral subluxations using safe and gentle maneuvers called chiropractic adjustments.

Besides problems with the vertebrae, people may experience joint subluxations. When misalignments occur in the body, people get things like headaches, backaches, and/or carpal tunnel syndrome, to give you a few examples. Interestingly, research shows that these conditions often go hand-in-hand with muscle spasms.

To explain it in simple terms, if and when bones get out of place, then the muscles attached to them do as well. This disruption triggers muscle spasms. Some of the reasons bones might get out of place may include poor posture, overusing certain muscles (exercising too hard), and/or getting into a car accident where your body is jolted quickly in a manner to which it’s unaccustomed. People with sore muscles don’t feel as able to move like they normally would, thereby increasing the risk of subluxations in the body.

Chiropractic adjustments have a unique way of changing the electrical signals in muscles. They encourage muscle activity in order to reduce the likelihood of spasms.

If you’ve been suffering with muscle spasms all too often, consider making an appointment at Lakewoods Chiropractic for some much needed relief; please call 651-464-0800 to do so today.

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Matthew Rivard
Matthew Rivard
April 20, 2022.
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Alejandra A
Alejandra A
April 11, 2022.
Hi everyone I definitely recommend this forest lake chiropractic clinic. I has been coming for about a week and I felt so much better and so happy with the service. I really recommend to everybody whom has any problem with spine and neck
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I love the care I have received so far. Friendly staff that do an awesome job with keeping me on track with my care and follow. Also the fact that I go in and out in less than 15mins with no long wait is awesome.
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Samantha Jensen
March 31, 2022.
Great place to heal!! Exceeded my expectations. My only complaint is I didn't come sooner!! After seeing three doctors with a solution of cortisone injections in my back it was time to try something more natural. While I've always understood the importance of chiropractic care I've never fully tried it. Everything they have done here is tailored for me! I started feeling better by the 3rd adjustment! I haven't taken a single pain med! Praise God!! Don't wait to get the care you need!! I wish I hadn't. Five stars and more!! Bonus....I was given all the equipment I need to do my stretches at home along with an in depth nutritional support system! Amazing!
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March 26, 2022.
Dr.Gerard is an amazing chiropractor. I've had incredible experience and results from him for many back/neck injuries from years ago, and just general health care. Thank you for all your help and hard work for making life easier and happier for myself. God Bless.
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March 2, 2022.
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February 24, 2022.
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February 24, 2022.
This place is wonderful! Staff is very kind and helpful. The facility is clean and upbeat. I have no more back pain or migraines.
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