It’s that time of year again for high-intensity training and long practices on the field. With that comes dehydration and the dreaded muscle cramps. But beware, it’s not always muscle cramps from fatigue, heat and humidity. In recent years, we’ve heard about several cases of blood clots, even in young athletes.
With the fall sports season quickly approaching, I wanted to educate our readers on the causes, treatments and myths about muscle cramps. There are new studies out there that debunk many of these myths.