Gentle stretching can actually speed up and improve the healing of sore, knotted muscles.
Try not to overdo it with painful stretches or bounce around while stretching, but gentle stretches a few times a day will loosen spasm and contraction
in sore muscles after a workout
. Always see a physician if muscles become extremely painful or muscle pain
does not go away within 7 to 10 days.
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