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Doctor insights on: Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Treatment

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It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I have delayed onset muscle soreness?

I have delayed onset muscle soreness?

This is okay!: Typically muscle soreness occurs the day after the heavy use, a can last for several days. If it does not get better you may want to get it checked out by your primary doctor. ...Read more

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What causes delayed onset muscle soreness after resistance training and are there any non-drug ways to alleviate it?

What causes delayed onset muscle soreness after resistance training and are there any non-drug ways to alleviate it?

DOMS is complex: The answer to this question is complex, especially in the "what causes" portion. Although you may find some symptom relief with rice/ massage, "it is important to be aware that pain reduction does not represent recovery". You will need adequate recovery time even once pain/ soreness subsides. The acsm has great info at http://www.Acsm.Org/docs/brochures/delayed-onset-muscle-soreness-(doms).Pdf. ...Read more

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I was sedentary before, how long may it take for my body to get used to new workout program and stop giving me delayed onset muscle soreness?

I was sedentary before, how long may it take for my body to get used to new workout program and stop giving me delayed onset muscle soreness?

Slow and Low.: There is no precise time parameter that you can enjoy for the elimination DOMS phenomena. The soreness is a product of exercising muscle beyond the limit it is used to. Novice sat exercising, as well as experienced professionals all experience this post exercise event. Some reduction in soreness can possibly occur by slowing down your exercise intensity and duration. ...Read more

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Is Advil or Aleve (naproxen) better for treating delayed onset muscle soreness?

Is Advil or Aleve (naproxen) better for treating delayed onset muscle soreness?

Advil=Ibuprofen: Aleve (naproxen)=Naproxyn BOTH are NSAIDS (Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory) Medications and individual responses differ...Aleve (naproxen) is longer acting so dosage is every 8 hours (max) Advil may be give every 6 hours TRY BOTH ..see which works best FOR YOU! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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How do I know if I have damage from a chiropractic treatment, and not just normal muscle soreness?

Hard to tell: Any treatment or therapy can cause increased pain. A good deep massage can leave you sore for days. I would discuss your pain with the chiropractor. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about delayed onset of muscle soreness after doing squats? I am recovering from a fractured thigh.

Should i be worried about delayed onset of muscle soreness after doing squats? I am recovering from a fractured thigh.

Not at all: I commend you for your efforts. As you increase your intensity of therapy, it is normal to have delayed muscle soreness. This should be short lived and respond with a period of rest, nsaid's, and perhaps moist heat. If you have pain with daily activities such as walking, it might indicate too much stress or strain on the fracture site. A day off from exercise should alleviate the muscle pain. ...Read more

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What causes the pubic symphysis to flare up? Muscles that lay directly across the pubic bone has been sore for weeks what type of treatment do I need?

What causes the pubic symphysis to flare up? Muscles that lay directly across the pubic bone has been sore for weeks what type of treatment do I need?

Let me explain: The treatment for pubic symphysis arthritis is usually conservative in type, anti-inflammatory medication, if did not work injection of steroids and really if it bother after all these methods is surgery which rear. ...Read more

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A week ago i took 3500mg of zoloft, (sertraline) and didn't seek treatment. I still have dizziness, skin tingling, confusion, sore muscles. Damage?

A week ago i took 3500mg of zoloft, (sertraline) and didn't seek treatment. I still have dizziness, skin tingling, confusion, sore muscles. Damage?

Get treatment: If that's not a typo, the fact that you took an overdose indicates that something is seriously wrong. The fact that you didn't immediately seek medical attention also indicates that something is very wrong. If it was a suicide attempt, you need to be under the care of a mental health professional now. If you haven't already, see a psychologist or psychiatrist and get treatment. ...Read more

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