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What is good for sore muscles?

+3 votes

The thing about pain is, it demands to be felt

asked Nov 26, 2016 in Sports by Gigi57 (1,855,000 points)

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Soaking in Epsom Salts for 20 minutes. Works for us anyway...

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ― Dr. Seuss

answered Nov 26, 2016 by easyjolene (615,670 points)
Did that last night for 30 mins. Still sore
+1 vote

I could give you a nice massage   ;o)

answered Nov 26, 2016 by bobboy (381,080 points)
Mystic did that already. Lol
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Several topical rub give temporary relief.  One from the UK that I love is called Volterol. Here it is RX only.. I always suggested to my clients a good mineral complex high in magnesium. Also a supplement called Hyaluronic Acid. Amazing stuff. Works better than just Glucosamine products. It benefits joints, tendons and ligaments.


answered Nov 26, 2016 by Cinders717 (1,960,510 points)
Thank you
You are so welcome;)
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We just purchased a TENS unit to stimulate sore muscles and provide relief from the aches and pain of our age and activities.

Search for them online; relative inexpensive; no Rx needed in many cases. Get one that is simple to use; supplies available online also.

Ice pack plus Tens unit works well also; 20-30 minute session with either or both 2-3 times daily is effective.

Good luck and blessed healing for you.

answered Nov 26, 2016 by carnivaljoe (487,890 points)
Ok thanks
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Which muscles?  Some are easier to work on than others.

Massage, hot baths, and rest do most of the good.  But sex can be a comfort too.  Unless those are the muscles that are sore.  Lol.

answered Nov 26, 2016 by Welloone (493,050 points)
Mostly shoulders and lower back
The hot bath is good for lower back, but it is difficult to get in deep enough for shoulders.

Also, sometimes lower back pain is caused by nerve roots.

Seriously, ice is the best.  Ice increases the blood flow which will promote healing. Therapy centers use crushed ice by the ton.  You want to put a towel between your skin and the ice.  Frost burn is not fun.

Icing is one of those things that feel so good when it's over that you think you feel better.
Ok thank you
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Ben Alg.  You have to get it at a pharmacy.  I swear by it

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answered Jan 2 by curiousguy (394,920 points)
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Motrin 500mg (miss you, Gi. Hope you come back to the five and dime soon)

Dictators ride to & fro on tigers they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.

answered Jan 2 by lavender (1,126,440 points)
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Epsom salts
The evergreen 100% rubbing alcohol

"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." - Muhammad Ali

answered Jan 2 by king313 (501,730 points)
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