Muscle Pain Doctor in Plano, TX, and Allen, TX
If you suffering from muscle pain, then you may have a deep, constant discomfort or a series of severe aches. Visit American Pain and Wellness. Our professionals are experienced in treating muscle pain. We have convenient locations in Allen and Plano TX. For more information, please call us or request an appointment online.
Table of Contents:
When should I be worried about muscle pain?
What is muscle pain a symptom of?
How do you treat muscle pain?
Can muscle pain be serious?
When you’re exercising, it is good to feel some muscle tension as your body builds strength. However, when you have muscle pain that won’t go away or gets worse, it is important to see medical professionals that can diagnose and treat your pain. Here at our two locations of American Pain and Wellness in Plano, TX, and Allen, TX we look forward to finding the right solution for your muscle pain. Our caring doctors have extensive training to treat and manage your muscle pain and offer an array of procedures.
Muscle soreness can be a very common and normal if you can determine the reason for the soreness such as a workout or overexertion however, if you are still feeling a lingering pain longer than two weeks there may be other factors at play.
Here are some things to look out for when determining whether or not a doctor visit is right for the situation:
– Duration of pain – pain lingering longer than two weeks
– Sharp pain versus discomfort or dull aching
– Chest pain
– Muscle weakness
– New or worsening lingering pain
– Numbness or tingling in limbs
– Debilitating pain – is the pain limiting your ability to carry out your normal day-to-day tasks?
There are many causes for muscle pain including injuries or stress-related causes, medications, bacterial and viral infections, and autoimmune diseases. It is imperative to talk to one of our highly trained experts to help you find the cause and solution that works for you and your pain.
Here are some of the more common causes of muscle pain.
Common injuries and stress-related symptoms:
• Abdominal strains
• Back strains and sprains
• Broken bones and traumatic injuries
• Myofascial pain syndrome – pain from repetitive use
• Tendinitis – overuse of muscles and tendons
Common infections that cause muscle pain include:
• Colds and flu
• Lyme Disease
Autoimmune diseases that cause muscle pain include:
• Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Certain pain medications can cause myositis which is an inflammation around muscle cells.
These medications include:
• Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation
• Statins to lower cholesterol levels
• Certain hypertension (high blood pressure) medications
There is a vast number of different causes for muscle pain therefore there are also many different treatments for severe and chronic muscle pain available. While everyone experiences some sort of muscle pain in their life, resting and stretching the sore muscles or over-the-counter pain medication can help with minor situations.
For more chronic and acute muscle pain there are many options including injections, regenerative medicine, massage, and physical therapy.
The medical professionals at American Pain and Wellness look forward to finding the right solution for you to manage your pain with the array of services that we offer.
While muscle pain happens to everyone to some degree, serious issues can arise from leaving it untreated, even if the initial cause isn’t that bad. Chronic muscle pain can be a side effect of many different conditions depending on the cause for the chronic or severe muscle pain there could be serious repercussions and make it difficult to live out your normal day-to-day life.
If you or a loved one are experiencing chronic muscle pain, please call the caring and compassionate medical professionals at American Pain and Wellness. We are here to help you find the right solution that will relieve and heal your muscle pain to help you move forward in your life.
We have two locations to serve you. Call or book an online appointment today.