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How is muscle pain treated?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Muscle pain tends to feel like a severe cramp. Pain medication may not be the appropriate line of treatment for muscular pain, especially if your muscles are constantly contracted and causing chronic pain. Muscle relaxers may be an option for severe, chronic muscle pains.


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