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How to relieve pain from joint and muscle pain?
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Dr. Mark Sacher
Pain Management
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In brief: Multiple treatments
It depends what is causing joint and/or muscle pain.
If overuse synbdrome, then rest for one-two weeks, ice therapy for first 1-2 days of injury, other heat applied to muscles as well as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. Lose dose antidepressants, and muscle relaxants , for example, like flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). Works well for fibromyalgia , muscle strains. For arthritis, add chondroitin sulfate, glucosamin.

In brief: Multiple treatments
It depends what is causing joint and/or muscle pain.
If overuse synbdrome, then rest for one-two weeks, ice therapy for first 1-2 days of injury, other heat applied to muscles as well as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. Lose dose antidepressants, and muscle relaxants , for example, like flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). Works well for fibromyalgia , muscle strains. For arthritis, add chondroitin sulfate, glucosamin.
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