Treatment is prescribed only after a diagnosis has been made and a diagnosis has been made, since only knowing the cause of the pathology can the appropriate measures be taken to eliminate these causes. Only in this case the treatment will be effective.
Predominantly drug therapy. In the therapy almost always include special anticonvulsants, anticonvulsants and muscle relaxants. Sometimes prescribed physiotherapy methods. Alternative means, homeopathy, phyto-and naturotherapy are also being used. Etiological treatment predominates, that is, aimed at eliminating the cause of the pathology.
Less commonly used symptomatic therapy. But it is less effective and is most often considered as an auxiliary method. Effective combination of etiological and symptomatic therapy.
A prerequisite for successful therapy is the use of massage, physical therapy. Do not do without, breathing exercises, proper relaxation. Swimming is useful, as it quickly removes any cramps, spasm.
What to do with cramps in the toes?
What to do if you have cramps in your toes, only a doctor can answer. This is explained by the fact that in order to prescribe treatment, you must first make a diagnosis and determine the cause of the pathology. Only after that the treatment is selected. Independently, you can provide only temporary assistance, slightly alleviate the condition. There are many drugs that help relieve cramps and temporary relief of the condition. At the moment when the cramp occurred, this place should be massaged well, using light strokes first, then deeper kneading and grinding.
But still, before you start taking any medication, it is better to consult a doctor. You can also do massage yourself (self-massage), rubbing the area, which is cramped. Of course, you can independently do various physical exercises aimed at eliminating seizures.
How to stop toes cramps?
If there are convulsions of the toes, a natural question arises: "How to stop them?". Need to act quickly. First you need as quickly as possible to ensure the access of blood and oxygen to the site of cramps. To do this, fingers are massaged, rubbed with hands, perform any massage movements. This will immediately relieve pain and relax the muscle. Once it has become a little easier, you need to take an anticonvulsant, or antispasmodic. After the acute seizure has passed, you can already think about further treatment. Ideally, consult a doctor, undergo a comprehensive examination, receive appointments and strictly follow them. So you can completely cure the pathology, and not drown it out for a while.
Dosage: on a tablet 2-3 times a day (regardless of the presence or absence of seizures). The course of treatment is 10-14 days.
Precautionary measures: not to take to children up to 6 years, pregnant women.
Side effects: nausea, vomiting, intoxication.
Dosage: 3-5 mg / kg body weight. It is recommended to take a course of treatment, an average of 14-28 days.
Precautions: consult a doctor before use.
Side effects: complications of the kidneys, liver, stomach pain.
Dosage: 60 mg per day. You can break this dosage 2-3 times a day.
Precautionary measures: it is badly combined with other drugs.
Side effects: dyspeptic disorders.
Dosage: 60 mg / day, 2 times a day.
Precautionary measures: it is recommended to take it only according to the recommendation of the doctor, and also strictly to observe a dosage, not to exceed it.
Side effects: dizziness, hallucinations, confusion.
With the development of finger cramps, it is recommended to take vitamins in the following daily concentrations:
- Vitamin PP - 60 mg
- Vitamin A - 240 mg
- Vitamin E - 45 mg.
From the means of physiotherapy treatment are shown:
- thermal procedures
- electrical procedures
- massage, manual effects
- electric massagers
- electrophoresis with the introduction of prepartov calcium, magnesium, muscle relaxants. If convulsions are accompanied by pain, apply appropriate painkillers as part of electrophoresis.
Most often, an alternative treatment is used as a supplement to the main treatment.
- Recipe number 1. Toe balm
About 50 grams of melted cocoa butter are taken as the base. Fill it with a small amount of pre-cooked avocado and frankincense oil heated over low heat in a 2: 1 ratio. Prepare a mass of uniform consistency. The mass should be such that it is easily applied to the skin. When the mass is prepared, immediately before applying to your fingers, add 2-3 drops of concentrated essential oil of wormwood, rosemary and pine. Apply for 15-20 minutes, then wash off and apply a greasy cream (any).
- Recipe number 2. Foot Bath Oil
About 30 grams of purified sand and 40-50 grams of butter are taken as the basis, mixed together. Pour a small amount of eucalyptus juice (about 30-40 ml). Prepare a mass of homogeneous consistency (like sour cream). Add in a foot bath at the rate of a tablespoon per 5 liters of water. 2-3 drops of pine and clove concentrated essential oil are added directly in front of the bath.
- Recipe number 3. Foot Scrub
Take about equal parts of honey and butter, melt over low heat with constant stirring, slowly pour in peach seed oil (approximately 50 ml). Mix until a homogeneous consistency. Mix well, so that no lumps remain. Before applying to the skin, add 2-3 drops of essential oil of geranium, lemon and mint, mix thoroughly again, and apply for no more than 10 minutes. Then wash off with warm water.
- Recipe number 4. Anticonvulsant Cream
Mix ground coffee and dark bitter chocolate in equal shares - approximately a tablespoon of each component, add about 2 tablespoons of shea butter and 1 tablespoon of citronella hydrolyzate. All this is thoroughly mixed, until a uniform consistency, applied to the toes several times a day. After about 20-30 minutes, rinse with warm water. Apply dry heat.
Herbal treatment is considered very effective.
The No. 1 remedy for finger cramps is basil. It contains many phytoncides, glycosides, which have a relaxing effect on the muscles, relieve spasm, and overstrain. Apply in the form of decoctions and infusions. It can also be used as a solution for lubricating fingers, for foot baths, under a compress, in the form of applications. You can add to food.
A decoction of jasmine flowers is used as compresses, lotions, applications, for therapeutic baths. Relieves spasm, relaxes tense areas, tones relaxed. Harmonizes the nervous and endocrine system. In addition, improves skin condition, prevents the formation of calluses. Natoptyshy.
The leaves and flowers of geraniums are used as a decoction. It is recommended to take inside, as well as hold foot baths. In the form of an essential oil, it can be used to enrich ointments and foot creams (add 2-3 drops, mix).
When treating homeopathy, you need to observe the following precautions:
- Heal for at least 28 days
- Strictly follow the treatment regimen.
- Consult a doctor.
This will avoid side effects (intoxication, allergic and neurological reactions, dyspeptic disorders).
About 30 grams of honey is taken as a base. Pour a small amount of pre-cooked warm vegetable broth. Prepare a mass of uniform consistency. The mass should be about the consistency approximately as sour cream. Vegetable broth is prepared in advance from the zest and pulp of lemon, orange, basil and cloves. When the mass is prepared, immediately before use add 2-3 drops of concentrated essential oil of lavender and eucalyptus. Drink a teaspoon with every fit of cramps. If you add a tablespoon of camphor to the product, you can use it as a cream, putting it on your toes during convulsions (they do not take it inside with camphor).
As a basis, take about 20 grams of honey and ground bone meal, mixed together. Pour a small amount of pre-cooked warm vegetable decoction (citronella, ampa, anise and basil, boiled in milk). Prepare a mass of homogeneous consistency (like sour cream). Immediately before ingestion, add 2-3 drops of concentrated essential oil of bergamot and vanilla. Use a teaspoon 1-2 times a day.
Take about equal shares of honey and sour cream, mixed with half a teaspoon of ground cloves and flowers of vervain. Mix well, so that no lumps remain. If you can not stir, you can pre-melt the honey on low heat, or in a water bath, or add 1-2 tablespoons of hot water. Before use, add 2-3 drops of essential oil of hyacinth and oregano and half a teaspoon of elecampane herb, mix thoroughly again, drink with each attack of convulsions.
Usually, convulsions are treated with traditional methods, but in some cases, surgery may be required. For example, if the cause of seizures is a tumor, venous thrombosis, occlusion of arteries, blockage of blood vessels, nerve damage. Mostly used minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic techniques.