Muscle fever is also referred to as delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS. This refers to the acute pain and stiffness one can experience in the muscles post doing some hectic or strenuous exercises. There is a sharp and shooting pain in the muscles along with extreme soreness that begins post doing new exercises or intensifying your existing workout.
HOW IS MUSCLE FEVER DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the same can be done by a general physician based on the symptoms. In some cases X-rays could be required to check for injuries.
HOW IS MUSCLE FEVER TREATED?
Treatment includes effective stretching and physiotherapy to soothe the muscles. Alongside, you can also be asked to opt for massaging and other receiving techniques. Hot water baths or alternating hot and cold compress is also advised.
DID YOU KNOW?
Muscle Fever was first described in 1902 by Theodore Hough.