If muscles are continuously over-used, they get tighter and tighter, and can occasionally go into a spasm. Muscle spasms can be very intense, and come on like a wave of pain that your know is coming until it ‘grabs’ you. Some people even see a little quiver in the affected muscle. Osteopaths are used to helping people with muscle spasms – they are your body’s way of warning you to stop and seek help from a qualified professional. We can gently ease out the spasm, and prevent your symptoms from worsening.
One of the most common types of bad posture we see as Osteopaths in people who sit for long periods every day, is something called