It’s happened to all of us at 1 time or another, delayed onset muscle soreness. We hit the gym really hard & heavy, played all day on the field maybe or worked around the house more than usual. What ever your story is we know muscle soreness is a pain, literally.

Massage is safe and noninvasive way to reduce muscle soreness. Massage reduces the production of inflammatory compounds called cytokines which rise after a strenuous activity to repair the tiny tears to the muscle and prevent further injury. Lactic acid also builds up causing increased pain but with massage is moved out of the muscle cells to reduce muscle soreness.

This article explains 4 other “nontraditional” options that are available to kick pain to the curb as well.