Calf Cramps during basketball

My daughter has suffered from intermittent severe calf cramping, usually in one calf, and then immediately in the other while playing basketball on her AAU team. She has an excellent diet, takes potassium supplements daily, and stretches . A friend suggested we try Quags heel inserts to raise her heel in the shoe. I do know she stands with her knees locked much of the time at rest which hyperextends her lower leg. Could this be the cause? Any other ideas how to alleviate the cramps and the best way to get rid of the cramp once she has one.Her muscle is usually quite sore for several hours afterwards.

Posted By Julie K on November 28, 2009 at 20:35:47:

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