A 59-year-old male asked:
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i am in great health in general, but am subject to aches and pains from muscle strains, sprains etc, usually from something i did during exercise or sports. i have osteo-arthritis in both knees but am pain-free at the moment with no restrictions on activi

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Your question?: 1st congrats on arriving in great health & especially for staying active via exercise & sports. If you like what you do, try to build up to it to avoid overdoing it & thus suffering strains, sprains, etc. If you're taking a statin, check w/your family doc to be sure it's not the cause of unexplained muscle aches. Swimming & H2O aerobics tends to be easier of joints. Don't forget good nutrition.
Answered on Mar 9, 2015

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