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Knotty Situation

Muscle knots, or “myofascial trigger points,” occur at places where your muscles and nerves communicate with each other. The exact mechanism isn’t entirely clear, but essentially, a small portion of the muscle spasms, causing pain. The pain then triggers more spasms, which lead to more pain, locking the muscle in a pain-spasm cycle. To treat a knot, gently stretch the muscle, use a heating pad, or massage it to try to loosen the tension. (You can do this on your own—or treat yourself to a…

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Compartment syndrome- Increased pressure within one of the body's compartments which contains muscles and nerves, most commonly in the leg or arm. Acute compartment syndrome occurs after a traumatic injury such as a car crash, where trauma causes a severe high pressure in the compartment which results in insufficient blood supply to muscles and nerves. Chronic compartment syndrome is an exercise-induced condition in which the pressure in the muscles increases to extreme levels during…

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from ScienceDaily

Chronic fatigue syndrome flare-ups caused by straining muscles and nerves

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Chronic fatigue syndrome flare-ups caused by straining muscles and nerves

Chronic fatigue syndrome flare-ups caused by straining muscles and nerves -- ScienceDaily

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Food Based Calcium & Magnesium with Vitamin D3

Most people don't pay enough attention to magnesium which is unfortunate. The mineral is essential for proper muscle and nerve transmission, helps to protect against muscle cramping, seizures, restless leg syndrome and other muscle / nerve disorders.

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How TENS Units Work to Relieve Pain

TENS units use electric currents to relieve both muscle and nerve pain.