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How should I treat muscle pain and soreness?

The best treatment for muscle soreness is a regimen known as RICE. This stands for Rest, Ice (20 minutes), Compression, and Elevation.

(This answer provided for NATA by the Gustavus Adolphus College Athletic Training Education Program.)
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

You don't have to take a pill to relieve the aches and pains of sore muscles. In this video, Dr. Oz reveals an inexpensive product that never expires and works fast against sore or tired muscles.


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