When most people suffer from pain, they often write it off as just pain and think nothing more of it. As athletes, it’s important for us to know what caused the pain, where the pain is coming from and how we can get rid of the pain quickly so we can get back to training. The two areas where athletes are most likely to experience pain are in the muscles and joints. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to determine whether the pain you are feeling is in your muscles or your joints. Let us explain the difference between muscle and joint soreness so that the next time you hurt a bit, you can more quickly diagnose the problem and get yourself healthy again.