Whether aches and pains
are a regular part of your day, or you’re feeling new ones thanks to all of the hustle and bustle of the season . . . a pain-free holiday is possible
We’ve got some ideas to help you deal with the pain associated with stress—something we all feel over the holidays—as well as pain due to other ailments.Easy Fixes for Your PainYoga
Don’t ever underestimate the power of yoga
when it comes to pain-management and prevention. Taking the time to try out a few poses over the holiday season could work wonders on those tense shoulders, sore neck, and throbbing head.
The best thing about yoga is that you can do it just about any time and anywhere thanks to instructional books, videos and online classes. Not only that, but yoga tools and equipment are extremely portable, so you can do your yoga at home, on the road, or in your favorite class.Self-Massage
It wouldn’t be completely unheard of to enjoy a little massage amidst your holiday shopping you know! Whether you visit a massage therapist, or perform self-massage, you can easily relieve a lot of pain and stress with this alternative therapy. Self-massage tools
have made it possible for the average person to deal with stress and pain much more easily, and they’re a great option for just about everyone since we all deal with pain and stress at some point over the holidays.
Self-massagers come in a style and price to suit anyone. Trigger point neck massagers are becoming more and more popular. Unlike the battery-operated kind you often see in stores; trigger point massagers are placed strategically where you feel pain or tension and used to apply pressure to relieve the tension in those spots. They’re compact and easy to use, and they’re very effective.Acupressure at Home
Acupressure mats allow you to enjoy the benefits of acupressure . . . where you want and when you want. They are definitely a cost effective alternative to seeing a professional and more convenient than trying to schedule appointments over the holidays. You can lie down on them, or even stand on them in order to treat pain and tension in any part of your body . . . which can be a godsend after a day of shopping or entertaining when your feet and lower back are aching and your head is pounding.
A pain-free holiday is within your reach thanks to these easy fixes that are designed to treat pain and stress . . . naturally and safely.