Everyone will experience pain, soreness, or most likely both over the course of their lifetime. Differentiating one from the other can be difficult for someone who rarely experiences either. However, they're not the same, and may even respond differently to the same treatment. We've therefore created a chart than can be used to help you maximize your chances of getting rid of any discomfort you're experiencing.
Figure 1: Pain vs Soreness Chart. Printable version here.
After reviewing the chart, you may find that you want to use a cold or heat pack. Be sure to check back soon as we'll be doing two upcoming blogs on how to make a wonderful homemade ice pack here and a homemade heat pack.
Finally, you may not know, but MSM Organic Sulfur has been found to help individuals recover from exercise faster, as well as limit inflammation, making it an important part of staying healthy and active. Learn more about it here.
Inflammation may be responsible for pain or soreness, and limiting it is very important to success.