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Fibromyalgia

Chronic widespread pain in muscle sites

Fibromyalgia

Symptoms: stiffness, numbness, tingling, fatigue

Fibromyaligia

Treatment: pain relief, PT, massage, exercise

Muscular Dystrophy

Groups of inherited diseases that lead to chronic, progressive muscle atrophy

Myasthesia Gravis

Chronic condition where nerve impulses are not properly transmitted to the muscles

Myasthesia Gravis

Symptoms: muscle weakness, paralysis, can lead to respiratory failure. No cure

Muscle Spasms (cramps)

Symptoms: sudden, painful, involuntary contractions

Muscle Spasms (cramps)

Treatment: gentle pressure or stretching

Strains

Overstretching of muscle or tendon

Strains

Symptoms: myalgia, swelling, limited movement

Strains

Treatment: Rest, pain meds, elevation, application of heat/cold

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