signs of muscle damage

Much of the conventional wisdom about exercising isn’t true for people with muscle diseases, and doing it wrong may cause irreversible muscle damage

posted on April 1, 2009 - 10:42am
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 2
Exercise can be a good thing — but only if undertaken safely. Here are some warning signs that say STOP. When muscle fibers are undergoing damage, they usually — but not always — announce it pretty quickly, with cramping and pain. But sometimes muscle destruction doesn’t make itself known until enough damaged muscle fibers have released a pigmented protein called myoglobin into the blood and...