-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- A muscle cramp occurs when a muscle
involuntarily tightens and does not release, often leading to
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says although the
exact causes of muscle cramps aren't known, the following
conditions are thought to increase your risk:
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