Muscle pain or myalgia is pain that originate in any muscle in the body. Other conditions that may cause muscle pain include influenza. Muscle pain can be felt as localized pain from certain muscle groups but it can come from multiple muscle groups.
Muscle pain can be felt in any muscle in our body. Muscle pain that is caused by injury or overuse is usually felt only at the local area. Muscle pain can be mild or severe, depending on the cause. Other symptoms related to muscle pain include tenderness, swelling, redness, and fever.
Muscle pain can be caused by many things including injury, accident, excessive use, infection of the soft tissues, and inflammatory conditions.2
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Acupuncture Treatment For Muscle Pain
There are many types of pain. One of the benefits of acupuncture is it’s ability to treat myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia. The acupoints or needling points chosen depend on the anatomical structure or tenderness. One of the acupoints that is thought to be effective in treating this kind of pain is Ah-Shi point. It is believed that the depth of the needle insertion affects the effectiveness of the treatment. However, the depth will depend on the patient’s sensation of de qi.3
- Muscle Pain (Myalgia): Check Your Symptoms and Signs – MedicineNet, http://www.medicinenet.com/muscle_pain_myalgia/symptoms.htm
- Muscle pain Causes – Mayo Clinic, http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/muscle-pain/basics/causes/sym-20050866
- Effect of acupuncture depth on muscle pain, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3135576/