How To Reduce Joint Pain Naturally

How Reduce Joint Pain Naturally

Joint pain is a common problem with many possible causes such as osteoarthritis, tendinitis or a strain, gout, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other injury affecting the ligaments.

It can occur in both the upper and lower part of the body, however, the most common for joint pain is on the knee, shoulders, and hips.

The pain or discomfort can range from mild to intense.  Anyone experiencing joint pain can also accompany with swelling, redness or stiffness in one or more joints.

If you are having an extreme pain then you need a proper diagnosis and treatment, especially when caused by degenerative conditions like arthritis.

Joint pain is usually treated with pain medication. However, fortunately, there are natural alternatives to medication that combat the Joint pain and ease your suffering naturally. 

Tips To Reduce Joint Pain Naturally

Massage Therapy To Ease Joint Pain

reduce joint pain by massage

Massage therapy can improve blood flow and circulation, it can help to reduce pain and muscle tension.

Other than easing joint pain, massage offers lots of health benefits; it can help to relief from anxiety, heart problem, and diabetes, reduce muscles soreness and improve a nervous problem.

Additionally, it can also help to improve the skin’s health, blood circulation, and digestive system.

Strategy:
Apply warm oil like olive oil, coconut oil, mustard, or garlic oil on the area causing you pain, using your fingertips and palm.
Rub gently for over 15-20 minutes, so that the oil penetrates deep into your skin, it will help improves the blood circulation and relax sore muscles

Hot And Cold Compresses To Get Rid Joint Pain

Hot And Cold Compresses To Get Rid Joint Pain

The heat and cold therapies are among the most effective treatment to help reduce arthritis pain and stiffness.

Heat therapy lessens the joint pain and relaxes sore muscles by increasing blood flow and supplies of oxygen.  And cold therapy can reduce inflammation and reduce swelling.

Strategy:

Wrap both compresses (hot and cold) in a separate pads or towels before using them as they should not be applied directly to the skin. The heat can be either dry or moist warmth.

However, moist heat may penetrate better. It should not be too hot, try to maintain at a consistent temperature.

Place gently on your stiff joints or the affected area for about 3 minutes, don’t use on an open wound or stitches. Remove the compress and put a cold compress in it and place for about a minute.

Remove the compress and put a cold compress in it and place for about a minute.

Continue this process for 10-15 minutes daily until you get good relief from pain.

 

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

You can reduce mild joints pain by using Apple Cider Vinegar, this natural home remedy can help in flushing out the toxins from your joints and connective tissues because of its alkalizing effect.

Apple cider Vinegar is loaded with lots of essential nutrients and minerals such as magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus.

Strategy:
Mix one teaspoon of Raw Apple Cider Vinegar with one cup of warm water and a little honey. You can drink this on an empty stomach, preferably in the morning. Continue this treatment for about at least a couple weeks, you’ll definitely see the result.
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You can also massage the pain area, mixing Apple Cider Vinegar with olive oil.

 

Cayenne Pepper 

cayenne pepper

Cayenne Pepper is loaded with an active compound called capsaicin; this compound has a wonderful healing and painkilling properties. Capsaicin is the strong inhibitor of substance P.

The hotter the cayenne pepper, the more capsaicin it contains.

Strategy:

Slightly Heat 1 cup of coconut oil on low heat for about 1-2 minutes and mix in two tablespoons of cayenne pepper powder.

You can also mix with honey to form a paste to easily apply to the affected area. Leave it on for about 15-20 minutes and rinse it off.

***Cayenne pepper may initially cause a deep burning sensation. Do not apply it open on your skin or wounds.

 

 

 

 

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