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Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs
600 S. Commonwealth Ave., 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Tel: (213) 639-6416
FAX: (213) 639-1034

FAMILIA@ph.lacounty.gov

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Stretching and Soreness

Man stretchingWoman stretching

What Can I Do to Prevent Soreness and Injury?

You can reduce soreness by stretching! Here are tips to help get you started:

  • Stretch before and after you exercise. Some examples include:

     Example Stretches
                                                                                            Source: Choose Health LA Moms

  • Make sure to drink enough water when you exercise

Start out with what’s easy and comfortable for you. If you injure yourself or the soreness does not get better talk to your healthcare provider.

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Family Planning
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Active Living      
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Stretching and Soreness


Maintain a Healthy Weight     
What is a Healthy Weight and
Why Should You Achieve It?

Healthy Ways to Lose Weight
Achieve a Healthy Weight by Managing Stress and Sleeping More


Improve Nutrition
Recommendations for Eating Healthy      
Healthy Eating Out      
Healthy Beverages


Less Stress       
What is Stress?      
What is Depression?     
What is Anxiety?


Address Abuse      
Healthy Relationships      
Abusive Relationships


Questions? Contact us: FAMILIA@ph.lacounty.gov  (213) 639-6416 
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