Muscle cramps in the thigh may be caused by excessive use of the thigh muscle, muscle injury, reduced blood flow to the legs, inadequate calcium and potassium, and conditions including alcoholism, kidney failure and hypo... More »

Injuries, poor blood flow, overuse, spinal nerve compression and dehydration can cause leg cramps or spasms, according to Healthline. Leg spasms, often called "charley horses," also occur in people with low levels of cer... More »

Causes of cramps in the upper thigh include dehydration, pulled thigh muscles and diabetic neuropathy, according to Healthgrades. Dehydration is caused by an inadequate amount of fluids in the body, which leads to muscle... More »

Muscle pain in the thigh and hip area has a variety of causes, common ones being inflamed tendons, arthritis, trochanteric bursitis, hip fractures, and osteonecrosis, notes Healthline. Others causes are spinal stenosis, ... More »

Muscle aches may result from a muscle injury, excessive muscle use, stress, and infectious conditions such as influenza, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease and muscle abscess, according to MedlinePlus. Medication... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Muscle cramps, including muscles of the feet, can result from a deficiency in potassium, calcium or magnesium. Other causes of muscle cramps include muscle overuse, nerve compression and insufficient blood flow to the ex... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Amounts & Limits

Muscle weakness, stiffness, spasms and cramps are the primary symptoms of neuromuscular myopathies, which are disorders characterized by a dysfunction of muscle fiber, according to the National Institute of Neurological ... More »