Muscle Pain

Almost everyone has experienced muscle aches or pains. Most of the time the pain goes away within a short amount of time, but some pain may linger. Muscle pain can form anywhere within the body, and usually gets worse with activity and/or stress. Muscle pain is a vague term and if the pain doesn’t subside with at home treatment in a couple of days, getting a doctors advice might help.  

Causes of Muscle Pain

Common causes of muscle pain include:

  • Tension
  • Stress
  • Overuse
  • Poor sleep patterns
  • Minor injuries

Muscle Pain Treatment

Typically, practitioners will go over the lifestyle of the patient to see what might be causing the pain, while still treating the symptoms. Treatments may include:

  • Patient education
  • Stress management
  • Stretching
  • Exercise programs
  • Physical therapy
  • Sleep improvements

How ASTR Treats Muscle Pain


Advanced Soft Tissue Release (abbreviated as ASTR) is a new manual therapy specialty that is revolutionizing the way patients experience long-term pain relief. ASTR treats pain in a gentle, effective, and natural way by releasing scar tissue, trigger points, and fascia restriction. If you are experiencing muscle pain or tightness/ restrictions in a muscle or joint, Advanced Soft Tissue Release may help relieve those symptoms and look at the underlying cause of the issue. ASTR clinicians are trained in effective techniques that do not cause additional pain or stress to the patient’s body. Learn how ASTR can help you or watch testimonial videos of patients who experienced pain relief through ASTR treatment.