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Sore Muscles: Treatment Advice for the Two Main Types

Sore Muscles: Treatment Advice for the Two Main Types

Do you find yourself experiencing sore muscles more frequently than you should? The condition may be nothing to worry about—or it could be something that needs medical attention. Consider that there are two types of muscle soreness: One is called acute muscle soreness and the other is delayed onset muscle

3. Stress Symptoms and Diagnosis.

Everyone experiences stress differently. What one person considers a catastrophic problem, another might see as an invigorating challenge. One thing we all have in common: the marks that chronic stress leave behind on our bodies and minds. From shrinking brains to inflamed arteries in the heart, stress can leave a

7. Foam Rollers

A Simple Way to Build Balance and Core Strength
Foam rollers can help prevent aches and pains, speed workout recovery, and help you stay stronger and more flexible. Available in many sizes, densities, and textures, they are versatile, inexpensive, and easy to use.
Foam rollers have been used by massage therapists, athletes,

Foam Rollers for Self-Massage

Foam rollers have been used by massage therapists, athletes, and physical therapists for decades. Though they have multiple uses, their primary purpose has been as a self-massage tool. When you lie on a foam roller and roll up and down, the dense foam provides pressure. It feels similar to the

Get Rolling With Foam Rollers

One of the best fitness tools for seniors is a small, lightweight cylinder made of compressed foam. “Foam rollers can be an effective means to help prevent aches and pain, prevent injuries from workouts, and remain more mobile and active,” says Susan Stich, MSPT, with the UCLA Outpatient Rehabilitation Department.
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From the Editor: Easing Pain Without Drugs

As we age, we often hear from parts of our bodies that have run on “auto pilot” forever—a knee hurts, our back aches, we wake up stiff and sore. Many of us immediately reach for the painkillers, but some of these can cause harmful side effects in older adults—in fact,

The Best Muscle Recovery Supplements

The older you get, the more likely you are to experience aching, sore muscles and fatigue after exercise. While good nutrition and hydration, along with a consistent exercise routine, can help to prevent some of this, supplementation with certain natural compounds can make a significant difference.

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