Your body is usually trying to tell you something — often with pain, lack of movement, stiffness. Let’s learn to listen better together so we can respond and give ourselves what we need. Muscles can hurt when they’re over-contracted and over-stretched. Figuring out which is causing discomfort matters because it informs how (or if) you stretch the muscle(s). In this video, therapist Amanda Long helps you interpret what that pain is trying to tell you.