Myofascial Pain Syndrome Treatment Overview
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First steps to consider
- If you have symptoms of myofascial pain syndrome, like deep, constant muscle pain and knots that cause pain to radiate, you should see a healthcare provider to get a treatment plan.
- Treatment typically includes a combination of medications, trigger point injections, exercise, massage, and physical therapy.
- OTC anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) can help relieve muscle tightness.
- Stretching and massage of the tense area can also help relieve muscle tension.
- Placing a heating pad on sore muscles can be soothing and help relax the muscle.
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