What is muscle pain?
Muscle pain, scientifically known as myalgia, is a common ache that often occurs due to overuse, injury, fatigue, tension, stress, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, or any other health problem. It can be characterized by a sharp spastic pain or sometimes deep continuous ache.
Symptoms of muscle pain
Muscle pain is quite easy to distinguish from other body aches. Its symptoms include:
- Sharp achy pain in the affected area
- Tenderness and pain may be felt when moving or resting
- Inflammation when a muscle is injured