I don't know if this will help or not. Muscle pain feels like if you have strained or pulled a muscle kind of like when working out excessively, lifting too much or shoveling snow/gardening. It is more of an acute burning sensitivity. Bone pain feels as if your bones are caught in a meat grinder. It is a deep throbbing disintgrating ache, like a tank has run over you a few times and then parked on you. Muscle pain can also be tender to the touch, whereas bone pain is too deep.
Typically, if mine worsens due to something I am doing , it is due to muscle or tendon pain, not bone. Tendons can also be very sore at their insertion point into the joint which some people mistake for bone/joint pain. This is also kind of a deep throbbing ache that sharpens when the joint/muscle is used.
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