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Chronic widespread pain in muscle sites


Symptoms: stiffness, numbness, tingling, fatigue


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


Overstretching of muscle or tendon


Symptoms: myalgia, swelling, limited movement


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

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