Muscle and joint pain

With 650 muscles and approximately 140 joints in the human body, muscle and joint pain are not uncommon. The reasons for these pains are diverse, as are the treatment options we offer at our pharmacy.

Relief from Muscle and Joint Pain: Your Solutions at Our Medrosan Pharmacy

With 650 muscles and approximately 140 joints in the human body, muscle and joint pain are not uncommon. The reasons for these pains are diverse, as are the treatment options we offer at our pharmacy.

Diverse Symptoms of Muscle and Joint Pain


Muscle and joint pain can manifest in various ways: suddenly and intensely, such as with calf cramps or muscle strains, temporarily after overexertion, or even chronically, as seen with persistent muscle tension or joint wear and tear.

Causes of Muscle Pain


Muscle pain, also known as myalgia, is usually harmless but can also be indicative of serious conditions. Common causes include tension due to poor posture or lack of physical activity, muscle injuries from sports or physical labor, as well as myalgia triggered by infectious diseases or conditions affecting the skeletal, nervous, or muscular systems.

Treatment for Muscle Pain


The treatment methods for muscle pain vary depending on the cause. Rest and cold application can be helpful for injuries, while chronic pain is often treated with heat, such as baths or warm compresses.

Different Types of Joint Pain

Joint pain can be acute or chronic, affecting one or multiple joints and often becoming noticeable especially in the morning or during physical activity. The symptoms can vary depending on the cause, whether it’s due to overuse, wear and tear, or a medical condition.

We Assist You at Our Pharmacy


In our Medrosan pharmacy, we offer you a wide range of remedies for muscle and joint pain, from heating patches and creams to dietary supplements. Together, we can find the appropriate solution for your specific condition.

Self-Help Tips for Muscle Tension:

  • Maintain a healthy posture at your workplace.
  • Regular exercise, such as walks or stretching, can help.
  • Warm baths with additives like lavender or rosemary have a relaxing effect.
  • Massages can be effective, often supported by health insurance.
  • Relaxation exercises, yoga, or meditation can reduce stress-related tension.

For personalized advice, please feel free to visit us at our Medrosan Pharmacy located near the Kunsthaus in Zurich.

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