Latin American Herald Tribune - What You Can Do About a Nighttime Charley Horse - Debra Witt

 – July 19, 2013  –– 

Most of us have experienced an occasional charley horse, that sudden, intense muscle pain that grips the calf muscle. Many people have, inexplicably, felt this pain in the middle of the night. "Leg cramps that happen during sleep are quite common but not fully understood," said Jonathan Kirschner, MD, Assistant Professor of Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
-Dr. Jonathan Kirschner, Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine, Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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