Ways to Relieve Arthritis PainBy Sanya Bajaj - 7 December 2018
Arthritis is one of the most common problems that many people are dealing with. Though at an initial stage it is not that painful but with time and age, it becomes severe. So, it is very important to treat it at the right time and with appropriate ways. There are many medicines available to aid this joint pain but nothing is best than the natural ways. Here are some of them that you can surely follow:
Losing weight helps a lot in relieving the pain. When you cut down the weight, the pressure from your joints, hips, knees, and feet also get reduced which eventually improves your condition and help in preventing future joint damages too.
No doubt, doing heavy exercises can cause stress in your joints but there is no harm in engaging into light weight workout. It helps in flexing your joints and does not even leads to any damage.
Always standing still results in more severe pain and stiffness so it is important to improve the range of motion in your joints. So, for that the best way is regular massaging.You can take help from a physical therapist to learn the tricks of doing self-massage or you can daily fix an appointment to get it done.
Add turmeric to your food
Turmeric contains anti-inflammatory properties and a chemical called curcumin which helps in giving ease to arthritis pain. The best part about it is that it adds a taste to your food and has many health benefits too.
Meditation is one of the most effective ways of getting relaxed from the pain. The reason behind it is that when you meditate it lessens your stress which in result reduces the swelling and inflammation from your joints.
You can also use simple ways for treating severe soreness, stiffness, and swelling in your joints. Buy ice pack or wrap ice in a cloth and apply it on your joints, take bath from hot water or start using electric blankets. These will give you a quick relief.