Managing nocturnal leg cramps--calf-stretching exercises and cessation of quinine treatment: a factorial randomised controlled trial.
British Journal of General Practice, April 2005
Coppin RJ, Wicke DM, Little PS, Richard J Coppin, Dorothy M Wicke, Paul S Little
Quinine is a common treatment for nocturnal leg cramps but has potential side effects. An uncontrolled study suggested that calf-stretching exercises could prevent nocturnal leg cramps (night cramps) but these findings have never been confirmed.
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