delayed onset muscle soreness

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delayed onset muscle soreness

muscle weakness, restricted range of motion, and tenderness on palpation, occurring 24 to 48 hours after intense or prolonged muscular activity.

de·layed on·set musc·le sore·ness

(DOMS) (dĕ-lād' on'set mus'ĕl sōr'nĕs)
A state of muscular pain and discomfort that begins several hours after a period of intense exercise, particularly with eccentric muscle actions; state usually persists from 24 to 48 hours; thought to be due to microtrauma to muscle fibers.
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Foam rollers also massage sore muscles to remove built up lactic acid and therefore reduce pain.
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