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what is soft tissue inflammation? what causes it?

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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Muscle pain: Can also be called myositis. Muscles can become overworked, or as a result of diseases like Arthritis., or even trauma. They respond with inflammation and pain. Rest allows recooperation. CPK and other markers in the blood can track muscle damage.

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