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How does movement treat muscle pain?

Gerald M. Silverman
Chiropractic Medicine
As an acute muscle injury begins to heal or a chronic spasm begins to loosen, you naturally begin to get more movement. Gentle increases in the movement will actually relieve some of the uncomfortable stiffness and tightness by stimulating the beneficial sensory inputs that help block pain. If the injury is not too severe and gentle stretching is started soon enough, the formation of adhesions or scar tissue can be prevented. But in cases where chronic adhesions have already formed, if significant movement is not restored, then no matter what therapy you undertake, the relief will be limited and temporary.
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