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For instance, many people with such diseases experience involuntary, jerky movements, such as chorea, the onset of which is associated with Huntington's disease or fasciculations, which is muscle contractions of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
TDR Massage: A Case Study of Facial Fasciculations
TDR Massage: A Case Study of Facial Fasciculations. By Linda LePelley, RN, NMT. My client, a 64-year-old white female, had been experiencing a facial twitch which had become distracting and irritating.
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Kuwabara and colleagues did not assess cramping in their subjects, though they did find that the treatment reduced fasciculations—muscle twitches that are also caused by hyperexcitable nerves.
Fasciculations are muscles out of control
The “jumping” you are describing sounds to me like fasciculations, the medical term for uncontrolled muscle twitching. Fasciculations can happen in several neuromuscular diseases.
Why do our eye muscles twitch sometimes?
They are known as muscle fasciculations, but when the twitches occur often and persist for long periods it is diagnosed as benign fasciculations.

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