How to Treat a Cramped Muscle

1. Apply heat or cold - Applying a heating pad or ice pack on a cramped muscle can help soothe pain. Apply cold or heat for about 20 minutes at a time. Never apply heat or cold directly to the skin

2. Massage the cramped muscle

3. Drink more water

4. Rest

5. Drink pickle juice or another salty solution.

6. Muscle cramps can be caused by unbalanced electrolytes, such as calcium, potassium, magnesium and sodium. If you're experiencing muscle cramps, try changing up your diet.

7. Consider magnesium and calcium supplements if you're pregnant. - Muscle cramps sometimes occur during pregnancy. Consult your doctor


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