Those with severe joint and back pain may be tempted to lay in bed and relax all day, but that can actually make it much worse. People who exercise regularly are actually able to manage their pain much better. Exercise and flexibility improves a person’s pain threshold.
If you are experiencing extreme pain, consider starting up a fitness routine to help ease your discomfort. Cardiovascular exercises are known to be beneficial for lower back and knee pain. Start slow, either by walking on the treadmill or training on an elliptical.
If that’s still too painful for you, try aquatic exercises. Those with joint pain can find a lot of value in spending time in the water, due to the fact that it provides you with a great cardio workout and resistance, without actually putting any weight on your joints.
Strength training is also a great option for people dealing with chronic joint pain. Start out light with machines and try to add more free weights into your routine as you improve your strength and form. Machines are ideal because they provide more support and guide your movements.
Fitness that helps improve your core strength and flexibility are beneficial when trying to ease pain. Try some supervised yoga or Pilates! Combining all of these exercise categories into your overall routine will definitely improve your quality of life and minimize joint pain.
In addition to adding these workouts into your lifestyle, you may also consider stem cell therapy. This procedure can repair your damaged tissues and reduce your overall level of pain. It is a quick, low risk and noninvasive option that could give you the results you’re looking for.
If you feel you are a good candidate for stem cell therapy, comment below or contact us directly at (201) 288-7246.