Joints develop a connection between bones and help and support us to move. This ease of movement can be disturbed due to injury, joint inflammation or even infection. In certain rare cases it is also because of the cancer.
Today, Joint Pain has crossed all age-bars. Back in the day, it was believed that, joint pain occurs only at an old age but today, this statement fails to be true. Today, people of young age are also becoming victims of arthritis (a disease causing painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints).
So here are some handy food-habits and exercises that can help you in staying away from join pain.
To have healthy joints your body needs more of anti-inflammatory food so check out this list of food items that can help you with your join pain.
Fish and fish oil: Studies have found that salmon, tuna, mackerel and herring are rich in terms of Omega-3 that aids you in fighting against inflammation. Fish and fish oil are the good sources of Omega-3.
Soybeans: Soybeans are an alternative to fishes as, they too possess Omega-3.
Broccoli: Broccoli contains a compound called sulforaphane, which gives relief from joint pain.
Cherries: One of the components of cherries is anthocyanins, which can work as a join pain remedy.
Besides, consuming green tea, citrus fruits, turmeric, ginger, Kidney beans, and chia seeds can also be useful to avoid joint pain.
Easy exercises for avoiding joint pain:
Walking or Running: Getting your legs in action can be utterly helpful. Besides being cheap, it is accessible and can be performed by people of all ages. Makes sure you have right shoes for walking or running.
Swimming: If you love water, then swim for healthy joints regularly. Apart from providing full-body exercise, it can also be useful in keeping your joints active.
Cycling: Pedaling has its own set of benefits and one of them is keeping your knees fit and pain-free. Do it on regular basis and bid farewell to knee ache.
Knee to chest stretch: It brings a smooth movement to the back, knee and also the hip. All you have to do is lie down on your back. Extend your legs. Keep them straight. Draw one leg near to your chest. Hold that position for 5-10 seconds. Move your leg back to the surface. Repeat with another leg.
Pull-ups: They might seem too difficult to attempt but they work as multi-joint exercise. You can start with few pull ups in the beginning and then can extend the rounds as per your capacity.
Lift weights: Most of us link lifting weights with body-building and muscle-piping. But what most of us don’t know is it can be really useful in giving relief from joint pain.
Some tips to avoid pain:
- Go for stairs
- Do not lift heavy bags using only one hand
- Stay careful about your posture
- Avoid sugary and oily food
- We hope that this set of information would be useful to you for getting relief from your acute or chronic joint pain. If nothing brings relief to you, turn to physiotherapy devices for getting drug-free relief.