Monthly Archives: January 2019


Muscle Cramps

By | 2019-01-21T20:15:19+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Categories: Elder Care, Health Care, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

There are many names for this horrible experience: In Italy they are called “vecchia” which means old woman, in France “bequille” which means crutch, in the Netherlands “ijsbeen” which means ice leg, and in Portugal, “paralitica” or the paralyzer. Here in Canada “charley horse” is a common name for them, but whatever you call them muscle cramps can be immobilizing and excruciating! When you are suffering from them everyone is quick to jump on the bandwagon with what they believe to be the right remedy for them, but I think it is important to get the root cause of them [...]

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