How to Use Massage to Relieve Arthritis Pain
For arthritis sufferers, massage can help lessen pain and inflammation, while improving blood circulation, flexibility and mobility.
Relieving Arthritis Pain with Massage
Arthritis is a common ailment involving joint inflammation, pain, redness, swelling, burning sensations and difficulty in movement. Massagers may lessen pain and inflammation, improve blood circulation, improve flexibility and mobility, alleviate muscle aches and tension, and provide a feeling of well-being.
Depending on where you feel your arthritis pain, Wahl handheld massagers can help. Use your Wahl massager near areas of tension to increase your blood flow. Whether it's heat treatment or something deeper, you can customize the intensity you need. Use the massager gently in circular motions where needed.
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More Tips for Relief
Rest and/or active recovery: First of all, ease into workouts. If you haven’t been working out on a regular basis, going full throttle right away, particularly with consecutive-day workouts, is going to result and aching muscles.
Hydration is Key
Hydrate: Drinking water during and after exercise helps the body rid itself of toxins, while fighting off dehydration, which can result in painful muscles and excruciating muscle cramps.
Proper nutrition: Protein sources are necessary to rebuild muscle tissue and fuel the function of various cells, tissues and enzymes. Carbohydrates are vital, as well.