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Ways to Treat Sore Muscles:
Use a heating pad and an ice pack.
The idea behind heating pads is that they increase blood flow because it is a vasodilator (opens up your blood vessels), and is thought that it could help flush some of the byproducts or inflammation related to muscle soreness, out of the muscles.
Adding an ice pack to the mix may be the perfect combination.
Alternating cold and heat may be most beneficial following exercise-induced muscle soreness,.
A 2015 study found that using both heat and ice prevented elastic tissue damage. "Going from icing to heating reduces muscle pain after exercising. Applying ice for twenty minutes followed by heat for twenty minutes may be an effective regimen to help address muscle soreness following activity.