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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!Yes this is quite frequently related to muscle weakness and increase nerve stimulation and as you said it is involuntary. I personally have had two back surgeries and my leg does the same thing on occasion. It doesn't hurt it just looks odd to see my leg twitching as you describe.Sometimes strengthening exercises or seeing a physical therapist and/ or acupuncture specialist will help to resolve the twitch but it is common in senior pets that have lost muscling and have arthritisPlease let me if you have any questions I can assist with further todayIf you have more questions or if I can help in any other way, please do not hesitate to ask! If you would like to accept my answer, please press RATE OUR CONVERSATION at the top of your screen (I am not compensated in any other way). Bonuses are always welcome. Thanks!
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