People all over the world experience daily more or less the same pain that can occur in some of the most common areas like our wrists, back, and legs. This is due to the fact that most people either sit trough their day while doing their job, stand all day or lift heavy items. All of these activities can put a toll on our bodies which results in unpleasant pain.
The good news is that most of these common conditions can be treated and if not fully at least to a degree that relieves pain and allows a person to normally carry on with their day. In this article, we are going to cover some of the most common causes of pain people can feel in their wrists, legs or back and ways you can reduce that pain as quickly as possible.
Back pain is one of the most common problems people of all ages experience at least once in their lifetime. It is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide and is an everyday problem many people are facing daily. There are several symptoms people feel when feeling back pain and those include muscle ache, stabbing pain, pain that radiates down your leg and so on.
If you have chronic back pain the only solution is a regular therapeutic exercise that includes using a foam tube roller for back, proper sitting, standing and lifting weights. Other causes of back pain are smoking, excess weight and lack of exercise. Depression is also linked to often experiencing back pain.
Regular therapeutic exercises that include a foam roller or therapeutic yoga exercises can significantly help you in reducing your back pain. Stretches like “cobra pose”, “cat-cow pose”, “pigeon pose” and “child’s pose” are some of the best and therapeutic yoga poses for back pain.
Strengthening your muscles and exercise, in general, has been proven to do wonders for back pain. Regular exercise will strengthen your muscles, keep your weight in check and will release endorphins making you less prone to depression.
Smoking is a really bad habit that everyone should consider kicking anyway, so be good to yourself and kick that bad habit. When you start exercising keep in mind that when lifting weights you should always use your legs, not your back!
There is plenty of different pain causes that can make your wrists sore, irritable, twitch and make you feel other unpleasant symptoms. They can be either caused by repetitive stress, sprains, fractures or long term problems like carpal tunnel or arthritis. Depending on the type of pain you are dealing with there are different solutions that can help you relieve pain.
If you are dealing with long term problems like carpal tunnel or arthritis what you need is good wrist support that can be provided by adequate wrist braces or gloves. And choosing the right wrist brace is crucial when it comes to pain relief. Your wrist brace should be tight enough, have the right adjustable straps with the right compression, be made from lightweight and breathable material and of course allow full range of motion. All of these components make a quality wrist brace.
On the other hand, wrist pain caused by different injuries is most likely going to be resolved as soon as your wrists are completely heald, but in case they don’t consult your doctor for possible wrist brace options, creams, and other light wrist exercises.
For people who are suffering from wrist problems that are related to occurring stress such as typing, knitting or any other repetitive activity, the best thing you can do is try different wrist exercises that can be found in yoga practices and other therapeutic physical activities. Some of those light exercises include rotations, wrist curl, resistance press and so on.
Pain in Legs and Feet
Pain in legs is most commonly caused by overuse, injuries in joints or bones and muscles, ligaments and tendons and can be caused by various medical reasons. One of the most common reason is inflammation of any of the above-mentioned parts of the body. Because the leg is the longest body part there are different areas that can be painful.
Starting from our feet we can feel pain is our heels and ankles which are essentially very different types of pain and should be treated differently. Conditions like plantar fasciitis can be reduced by some of the best stretches for fasciitis for feet that include towel stretches, rolling stretches, and numerous therapeutic yoga positions.
Leg pain can be also caused by different fractures, stress fractures, shin splints, sprains and strains, bursitis and depending on the type of injury you experienced there are solutions. Of course, many of these conditions demand a visit to the doctor’s office.
Sprains and strains are one of the most common leg injuries people experience day to day, either because of improper exercising or accidental falling and other occurrences. This type of pain can be solved by resting, using the right compression, with ice packs that need to be replaced every 2-3 hours. These solutions will help you reduce swelling, pain and will get you back on your feet pretty quickly.
Nobody likes to experience any kind of physical pain but some injuries and conditions are so common that almost everyone in the world experiences them some time in their life. The good news is that most of those common conditions can be treated and if not fully then to a degree that can help a person finally feel pain relief. The best way to prevent any kind of physical pain is to stay active during the day, try to eat as healthily as possible, avoid smoking and drinking and get plenty of good night’s sleep!
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