What is causing your severe muscle pain?
There are a variety of reasons you could be experiencing severe muscle pain. If you are currently experiencing this symptom, book an appointment with your doctor. Severe muscle pain could potentially be a sign of a certain disorder or condition – one that may be undiagnosed.
Causes include fibromyalgia, a muscle tear, or an inflammation disorder, such as polymyalgia rheumatica. Fibromyalgia can cause severe pain throughout the body or in one spot. A torn muscle can also cause severe muscle pain. Although, the pain normally happens during movement or at occurrence. Polymyalgia rheumatica is a condition that causes inflammation and swelling – particularly at the hip and shoulder joints. In this case, pain may range from moderate to more severe.
Other symptoms that may accompany severe muscle pain include: swelling, redness, or tenderness.
What can you do to relieve your severe muscle pain?
Book an appointment with your family doctor to determine the cause. From there, you and your doctor can explore treatment options to decrease and eliminate your pain.
Your treatment may involve massage therapy. Massage can increase blood flow to the affected area. It can further promote proper healing and help you return to normal function. Get to the bottom of your severe pain symptom today! Click ‘BOOK NOW’ to book your next massage appointment. Our team is more than happy to help.