A multiple sclerosis twitch is a common symptom associated with the neurological disease.  Also known as fasciculations, a MS twitch is something that can happen in the muscle.  It is not always painful.  In fact, most of the time it is just a passing flutter.  Many people will experience a muscle twitch at some point in their life, but people with multiple sclerosis may experience them on a regular basis.  This can be related to the nervous system damage that is done through the process of demyelination in the disease.  A passing twitch can be a sign of a interrupted signal going through the body from the nervous system.  Luckily, muscle twitches tend to come and go, and they are not an indicator that the disease is progressing or getting worse.

Muscle twitching can also be the result of disuse of the muscles due to nervous…