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Muscle Twitching-Does anyone have these?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by shotslinger, Aug 12, 2009.

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  1. shotslinger

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    Does anyone experience muscle twitching immediately after shooting?? I notice some twitching in legs/back immediately after shooting a couple of events - back is usually sore as heck as well...
    Can anyone recommend the type of specialist I should consult regarding this annoying problem?
     
  2. bigdogtx

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    you might try stretching before shooting in case this is just from tight muscles
     
  3. phirel

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    Sounds like something you need to check out. The twitching and sour back sound like something is irritating a nerve. Or it could be that you just need a little exercise. Swimming is a great exercise for your back and it does not place any stress on the back.

    Pat Ireland
     
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    Shotslinger,

    Assuming that you do not already see a chiropractor on anything like a regular basis you may want to consider going that route. No, I'm not a chiropractor but I have sure benefited from seeing one about twice a month. My flexibility has been significantly increased to.

    Chris
     
  5. stokinpls

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    If you're lazy and it's possible, try a hot bath. Or better yet, a hot tub with a couple of hardbodies to get your mind off your troubles.
     
  6. GI

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    Muscle twitching after shooting can be a much more serious problem. Cervical stenosis with pressure on the spinal cord often presents as muscle twitching and shooting can cause just enough repeated pressure on the cord to get things stirred up. I suggest that you see your doctor for an examination, he may order a MRI. Do not let a chiropractor start adjusting your neck and back without being sure that this type of problem does not exist.
     
  7. ivanhoe

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    I am Diabetic and I experience twitching after exercise or strenuous activity I am told by my Dr that it is part of the Nouropathy that I experience.

    Bob Lawless
     
  8. grunt

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    Recommend you see the Dr ASAP before Obama care kicks in..
     
  9. GI

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    Bob,
    Neurogenic claudication in a diabetic that has been diagnosed with neuropathy is not uncommon at all. It is the same sort of principle, a restriction in conduction. With cervical stenosis the restriction is structural. With diabetic neuropathy, the restriction is due to increased resistance from thinning of the insulation of the nerve (myelin sheath). Be sure to keep your Vit B level up! It is the building block for nerve health and repair.
     
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    GI it has all be explained to me before I just threw it in as it is a source of twitching and if he is Diabetic and has never experienced it before. I just wanted to make him aware.

    Bob Lawless
     
  11. Quack Shot

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    Personally, I'd go see a Neurosurgeon and let him/her work from there. There could be an inpingement on a nerve and it could be a dangerous situation if something is out of place. Do NOT let a chiropractor manipulate the spine until you know what you are dealing with.
     
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