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What is the difference between the causes of muscle soreness and muscle stiffness?
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Dr. Susana Duncan
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: A matter of degree
Usually a muscle burns or feels "sore" after a good work out.
If you experience stiffness, it usually occurs the following day and indicates you have overdone your exercise regime.

In brief: A matter of degree
Usually a muscle burns or feels "sore" after a good work out.
If you experience stiffness, it usually occurs the following day and indicates you have overdone your exercise regime.
Dr. Susana Duncan
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