Quick & effective tricks to reduce muscle pain

 

 

  • What is muscle pain?

Muscle pain happens as the result of microscopic tears or tissue damage.

  • Causes of muscle pain 
  • Excessive gym workouts
  • Wrong posture
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Lifting or moving heavy items
  • Nutritional deficiency
  • Insufficient sleep or excessive stress    
  • Tricks to avoid muscle pain while performing various activities 
  • Always start an exercise with a warm-up and conclude the session by cool-down regime
  • Stretch muscles prior doing a physical activity
  • Exercise under expert’s guidance such as a gym instructor and follow the right techniques
  • Stay hydrated enough with water and plenty of fruit juices, protein drinks, fruit drinks, etc to avoid muscle pain
  • Ensure proper sitting positions while working from home
  • Do not bend when you lift or move heavy objects such as furniture
  • Difference between strain and sprain, terminologies used in muscle pain

Sprain: A sprain is a result of overstretching or tearing of ligaments or soft tissues attaching bones in joint.

Symptoms of a sprain are:

  • Swelling
  • Difficulty in using the full angle of joint
  • Pain around affected joint
  • Bruising

Strain: The strain is overstretching or tearing of tendons connecting muscles to bones. Hamstring and lower back are the most vulnerable areas to get strained.

                Symptoms of strain are:

  • Muscle spasm
  • Muscle weakness
  • Swelling
  • Inflammation
  • Quick tricks on how to get rid of muscle pain 
  • Stretch the affected area as much as possible
  • Massage the affected muscles
  • Take a rest
  • Apply ice to the affected area
  • Apply heat to the affected area
  • Consult a doctor for an acute problem
  • Effective tricks on how to get rid of muscle pain 

Muscle problems can be managed in four  ways:

  • Home remedies

Home remedies can be immediate solutions to muscle pain. Apply. Hot-n-cold therapy to the painful body part with ice followed by heating pad. Massaging the hurt area stretching in different ways all contribute to alleviating the pain.

  • Use allopathic medicines

Medicines and painkillers can be immediate solutions to muscle pain but they come with risks of side effects.

  • Physiotherapy

3 types of physiotherapies are diathermy, traction, and ultrasonic and they are effective solutions to manage muscle pain.

  • Use compression bandage

Compression bandages are available easily at chemist shops and can be stored in medical kits. Use compression bandages to reduce pain and get some relief.   

  • Ayurvedic treatments

Ayurvedic treatments include essential oils such as mint oil, lavender oil known for their stress relieving properties along with, turpentine oil, mint extract, and cinnamon oil which provide quick relief from pain and rejuvenate.

Another easy way is to use Moov Advance Diclofenac Gel which contains all the above essential oils and herbs. The application of this ointment on the affected area has proved an effective remedy for muscle pain treatment. Since this ointment is to be applied externally, it has no side effects. Everybody young and old can use this ointment for muscle pain treatment.