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Pain & Fatigue in NYC 

 December 19, 2011

By  Dr. John Vilkelis

In my NYC office today I had a patient ask me “Why when I get tired does the same place on my body begin to hurt before anything else?”

The answer lies in the fact that when you get tired and fatigue enters the body the chemistry of the fatigue is in the musculature.  So the muscles get tired and start to weaken their resting tension.  That in turn allows for more improper movement in the joints that are stabilized by the muscles that are tired.  When the joints can move in an abnormal way, then you get pain and inflammation in those joints.  If you have an injury process going on already then you are much more likely to experience this phenomena.

If you live in NYC and you need to battle this, be sure to get enough rest.  Don’t over do it, know your limitations.  Eat right even when you’re out of the house and all of these will help protect you from fatigue related pain.

If myself or Dr. Peter Kim can be of any help to you for your health problems, please do not hesitate to contact us at our East Side location located at 192 Lexington Ave, NYC 10016 (212-802-1493) or West Side location 200 W57th Street, NYC 10019 (212-582-9704) .

Dr. John Vilkelis


Dr. Vilkelis has been in private practice for over 27 years. He has a reputation for truly caring for his patients and goes the extra mile to make sure people get the help they need. He accepts patients of all ages and is eager to help you get well and stay healthy. Give him a call today at (914) 618-4330.

Dr. John G. Vilkelis

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