Hydration, stretching the muscle if possible and applying heat are common remedies for calf and foot cramps, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. There are also over-the-counter medicines that can alle... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Fatigue or stress on the feet are the most common reasons that people develop cramps in their feet, according to Dr. Vincent Marino writing on FootVitals. Improper footwear, medical conditions, medications, injury and nu... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Some remedies for cramps in the legs and feet are stretching the muscle, flexing the foot, taking a warm bath, applying ice to the cramp and pulling the toes upward, says WebMD. Standing on the cramped leg and massaging ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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Some of the techniques to use in preventing leg and foot cramps include massaging the legs and feet, placing an ice pack on the affected area, consuming a lot of fluids, taking a bath and putting a heat pad on the affect... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Medical complications, problems with shoes and strenuous exercises are some of the most common causes of foot pain, which, in the case of tarsal tunnel syndrome, is experienced at night, explains the University of Maryla... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Leg cramps can be managed through home remedies, such as stretching the leg, massaging the muscle, icing and taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, as stated by MedlinePlus. Medication is necessary, especially for ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Some common reasons for leg and foot cramps are sitting in the same position too long, overuse of muscles unaccustomed to exercise, and dehydration, states Dr. Otis Brawley of the American Cancer Society writing on CNN. ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms