You may get Cramps from time to time no matter what your age, sex and ethnicity are. You may just be suffering from it. Then when Cramp happens, what should you do? The following steps may help you get rid of Cramps.
Place a hot towel on the cramp area to relax the muscle and increase the Blood flow. 20 minutes are suggested. You should never put a Cold one as it can only numb the Pain. Remember to reapply it after 30 minutes.
Stretch your body. Get some pillows and elevate your legs on it. A Foot or two above the rest of your body is best.
Walk around if you can. This can also help you stretch the muscles.
Have a hot and long shower. If conditions permit, you can soak yourself in the bath and Epsom salts may be helpful.
Massage the central point of the cramp. Find the right area and use your fingers to press it with enough pressure. Keep the press about 10 seconds and ease off for about 10 seconds. In the whole process, you may feel uncomfortable. But it will not last long.
Take medicine for immediate pain relief. NSAIDs, anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen are effective for pain treatment.
Press your Stomach and massage your abdomen. Place gentle pressure on stomach for 10 seconds. Or massage abdomen form front then, back to your lower back.Both can soothe some of the pain.