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Charlie Horse Evaluation
- Muscle tightness
- Muscles tenderness
Testing is usually not required to make the diagnosis of muscle cramps.
Tests that may be used to evaluate muscle cramps include:
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PubMed Charlie Horse References
- de Carvalho M, Swash M. Cramps, muscle pain, and fasciculations: not always benign? Neurology. 2004 Aug 24;63(4):721-3. 
- Diener HC, Dethlefsen U, Dethlefsen-Gruber S, Verbeek P. Effectiveness of quinine in treating muscle cramps: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, multicentre trial. Int J Clin Pract. 2002 May;56(4):243-6. 
- Jansen PH, Veenhuizen KC, Wesseling AI, de Boo T, Verbeek AL. Randomised controlled trial of hydroquinine in muscle cramps. Lancet. 1997 Feb 22;349(9051):528-32.