"What is the best way to treat sore muscles?"
Jul 11, 2013
"Magnesium oil. Magnesium helps over 300 enzymatic processes in the body and is a main competent in muscle function. It aids sore muscles by allowing them to relax."
Gerrard Nivens, LMT
"Slowly done, deep massage and rest, along with heat to stimulate circulation and cold packs to reduce swelling due to overuse, is one of the best ways to treat sore muscles."
Dennis Diehl, LMT
"Sore muscles can come from many varied souces such an injury or overuse. This must first be assesed in order to treat. A combination of massage and soaking in epson salts will remove the toxins and add magnesium back into the muscles. Contrast therapy of heat and cold and hydration is also important."
Silvia Mariani, LMT
"Cold (ice, cold packs, cold water, etc.) and massage. :)"
Vee Schiffler, LMT
"A healthy regime of rest and massage. I also enjoy ice or heat in conjunction but always proceed with caution when using heat as it may cause more harm than good if inflammation is present."
Jeremy Alford, LMT