What is Muscle Pain?
Muscle pain, or myalgia, is chronic or acute and can range from severe to mild due to injury, exercise, or inflammatory disorders. Conditions like fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome are two of the most common causes for muscle pain other than overexertion during physical activities.
Locations of Muscle Pain
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a disorder that has unknown causes that can result in muscle weakness, tenderness, and pain.
Claudication is a condition that causes pain as a result of too little blood flow, typically during physical exertion.
Fibromyalgia is widespread, chronic pain that is often unpredictable.
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in areas of the body including the muscles.
Myofascial Pain Syndrome is a condition that causes trigger points or sensitive spots within the muscle.
Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affect smaller joints.
Dystonia a disorder that affects movement causing the muscle to contract and twist involuntarily.
Polymyalgia Rheumatica an inflammatory disease that cause should stiffness and muscle pain.