Muscle Pain Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments


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Recovery Becomes More

Important with Age

Every athlete needs to recover to avoid injury. But as you age, it takes more time to recover than when you were young. Maybe you’re not training as often because your muscles stay sore for days, or injuries are keeping you sidelined. With proper treatment, you can recover faster without sacrificing your exercise routine.


Muscle injuries can happen for many different reasons. Here are some of the common causes


Find out the common signs and symptoms of muscle injuries


Learn about the different treatment options for muscle injuries


Muscle pain can be divided into two categories: injuries and exercise. Injuries would include car accidents, falling, and other traumas. Exercise would include overexertion, muscle tears, and ligament injuries.

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Common symptoms include:

  • Pain in the joints
  • Pain in the muscle
  • Muscle tightness
  • Lack of mobility
  • Muscle spasms
  • Sharp or shooting pains
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Common treatments for muscle injuries include: 

  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Chiropractic
  • Cupping therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Physical therapy
  • Bracing
Schedule an appointment with our doctors so we can determine which treatment is right for you.


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How to Get Started


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The first step to understanding your pain condition and getting the right treatment is scheduling a new patient consultation. Ask your general practitioner for a referral or simply call our office to get scheduled.

Meet your doctor

The consultation is an opportunity to share your story, understand your pain condition, and discuss possible treatment options with your doctor. You’ll leave with a clearer understanding of what’s causing your pain and how to treat it.

Return to functionality

We’ll develop a personalized treatment plan, monitor your progress, and adjust your care as needed so you can get back to living a happy and pain-free life.

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“My doctor is Dallas Smith. He's amazing. He actually listened to what I had to say and all my concerns then WE discussed a treatment plan. I finally found a pain management doctor who will listen to me and work with me, not treating me like a case file but as a human being.”

Norm O.

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“For the first time in 15 years, someone actually believed me about my pain. I am so grateful that I chose AZ Pain Doctors. I would be lost without their care.”


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