Muscle Cramps: Avoid ‘Em

  This article would've helped Peng!This article would’ve helped Peng! It’s happened to everyone. You might be at the free throw line in the last three seconds of the basketball game and the team is counting on you, or maybe you’re at a party and that special person has finally asked you to dance. You don’t want them, they hurt, and they always happen at a bad time – muscle cramps. What are they? Where do they come from? Is there anything that can be done to avoid them or relieve them? How do you treat them? A muscle cramp is a painful spasm, a sudden, violent tightening of several muscles in the same…