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Dr. Raj Upadya
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Muscle Pain (Overview)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that lasts for a while.


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What causes muscle pain?

What causes muscle pain?

Injury: Most muscle pain after work outs are a result of microscopic tears in the muscle fibers, when these heal and repair the muscle will ultimately be stronger ...Read more

Dr. Raj Upadya
947 Doctors shared insights

Muscle Pain (Overview)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that lasts for a while.


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Muscle pain (Tip)

Soaking aching feet (especially in epsom salts) won't improve your joints, it'll just chap the skin! ...See more

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What will heal muscle pain?

What will heal muscle pain?

Rest, ice: I would rest and allow the injury to heal
the best treatment would be ice, nsaids
and avoidance of any exacerbating
activities.
If symptoms persist, you should be
evaluated. ...Read more

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Willsjogrens syndrome cause muscle pain?

Willsjogrens syndrome cause muscle pain?

Dry eyes & mouth: Sjögren’s can also affect other parts of the body. Patients may experience pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints, rashes on the arms and legs related to vasculitis – an inflammation of tiny blood vessels. The lungs, liver and kidneys may become inflamed; some people develop tingling and numbness in the limbs because of neurological involvement. ...Read more

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Muscle pain (Tip)

Work on core strengthening to give your back a break. The muscles in the front and on sides help too. ...See more

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How to treat a muscle pain?

How to treat a muscle pain?

Depend upon location: You need first to stablish the ethiology of the muscle pain are you taking statins, are you overusing it? And is that is the case you need a cool downd period following by streching eexercises. Need to know which muscle is involved and where in your body is the pain located at. Different muscle groups have different ethiologies for the pain and different treatments. ...Read more

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Muscle pain (Tip)

Keep your back and tummy muscles strong and flexible. ...See more

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What is the best treatment for chronic muscle pain?

MUSCLE PAIN: Best treatment would be to have a full evaluation by a neurologist to understand what specifically contributes to the muscle problems.
Then that cause is treated directly if possible (sometimes with antispasmodics or anti-inflammatories). ...Read more

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What are traditional chinese medicine treatments for chronic muscle pain?

Several: Acupuncture is the most well known based on the flow of energy through the body through what are called meridians. Each of these channels have points close the the skin surface. The basic idea is to help restore normal energy flow which in turn helps the muscle pain. There are also traditional chinese herbs to help restore balance or "harmony" in the body. Diet-try gluten/dairy free for 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Muscle pain (Tip)

Exercise your core muscles - swim laps. ...See more

Muscle (Definition)

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


Aching Muscles (Definition)

Soreness ...Read more