Aching Muscles

Aching muscles are frequently caused by overuse. It can take 48 hours for muscles to heal from minor strain. Aching muscles can also be a symptom of infection, disease, injury or a side effect of some medications.

Fast Facts:

  • Use of cold and warm compresses can soothe aching muscles.
  • Rest and gentle exercise can be helpful for aching muscles.
  • If home care isn't helping you should call your doctor.