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Will lack of exercise CAUSE muscle aches

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Will lack of exercise CAUSE muscle aches
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DOCDEV replied 4 years ago.
Hello.

There may be numerous causes of muscle aches.
, and a systematic work up might be necessary.
Of course, overstraining a muscle , not used to exercise and stress will lead to aches.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
So not excecising (for years) in itself will not make my muscles in back and shoulders and neck hurt. I do move around doing everyday things , but have not been able to walk more then 20 minutes in about 6 years. I have had 2 back surgeries and am not feeling more muscles aches through out the body. My dr, is looking into other causes, but I always feel like maybe I need to do more. Someone mentioned that lack of exercise can make the muscles ache over time...so your saying that is NOT true?
Expert:  DOCDEV replied 4 years ago.
Lack of exercise is not a cause for muscle aches by itself.

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