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What can I do to keep my muscles from getting too painful?

What can I do to keep my muscles from getting too painful?

Heat : Moist heat and keep hydrated with an appropriate electrolyte balanced drink. ...Read more

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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


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I recently pulled a muscle in my arm and its pretty painful. I can't fully extend it. How can I get it to extend in a short amount of time?

I recently pulled a muscle in my arm and its pretty painful.  I can't fully extend it. How can I get it to extend in a short amount of time?

Triceps tendon tear: Triceps tendon rupture is an injury that occurs to the triceps tendon in the back of the elbow. This commonly occurs from forced bending of the elbow during a pushing activity which can cause the triceps attachment to separate from the bone. A normal triceps tendon is connected strongly to the bone and is responsible for elbow straightening (extension) strength. ...Read more

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I have painful chronic muscle knots on left shoulder from car wreck yrs ago which I got Fibromyalgia. Get corti. shots, what else can I do for pain?

I have painful chronic muscle knots on left shoulder from car wreck yrs ago which I got Fibromyalgia. Get corti. shots, what else can I do for pain?

Pain management: You may benefit from seeing a pain management specialist. If you have been formally diagnosed with fibromyalgia, there are medications such as tricyclic antidepressants, gabapentin and pregabalin. You should discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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When people poke me. Mainly on my torso it feels like ive been punched. I also get very cold, very easily. My lower back muscles are so painful. Help?

When people poke me. Mainly on my torso it feels like ive been punched. I also get very cold, very easily. My lower back muscles are so painful. Help?

Possible infection: The symptoms that you give could possibly be an infection. It would be best to go to see your doctor or to an urgent care and have yourself examined. This would be the safest thing to do. Your symptoms can represent multiple things and this is why you should be examined. ...Read more

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I yawned and might have pulled a muscle next to my jaw since it's really painful. How do I get this treated?

Hard/Soft Nightguard: 1. Apply moist heat for 20 minutes 2-4 times each day to the painful area . 2. Eat a soft diet. Avoid hard foods . Do not chew gum! 3. Chew your food on both sides at the same time to reduce 4. Tongue up and teeth apart – i suggest that you closely monitor your jaw position during the day. 5. Otc anti-inflammatory as directed as needed. 6. You may need a bruxer guard for while you sleep. ...Read more

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Ouch! how can I get rid of painful spasms in my lower leg muscles?

Check H20 intake: You need to check your water intake and increase it. Make sure you are getting enough potassium in your diet like a banana per day or vitamins. Stretching exercises are important also. ...Read more

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