4 Habits You NEED For a Pain Free Life

Having a pain free life is something we all would like to have. But, this is hard to accomplish for some. This is usually due to having a diagnosis such as chronic pain. So, how do we achieve our ultimate goal? How do we LIVE the pain free life that we deserve?

4 Habits You NEED For a Pain Free Life

It’s time for you to get that pain free life that you deserve. The 4 habits below will help you achieve that goal. These habits are easy to adapt to. So, regardless of how busy you are, adding these 4 habits will help you finally achieve that life you deserve and need.

1. Sleep in a proper position

Sleep in a proper position

Did you know that your sleep position has a lot to do with how you feel when you wake up? Well, it’s true. In fact, it’s said that people who sleep on their stomachs have more pain in their necks. So, if you sleep on your stomach take this into consideration.

Do you have hip pain when you wake up? If so, there’s a way to ease that pain. Try to add a simple pillow between your legs when you sleep. This will elevate your hips. Hopefully it will also alleviate your pain.

There are other pains that sleeping on your stomach can cause. Sleeping on your stomach is believed to cause back pain as well. This is because of your spine. When you sleep on your stomach, the spine doesn’t curve in it’s natural position. For many hours, your spine is simply shaped in an “unnatural” position. This can lead to painful morning.

2. Stretch more often

Stretch more often

How often do you visit a gym? Even if it’s just once in awhile, you’ll probably notice someone stretching prior to a work out. Stretching helps loosen up our muscles. It helps make us more limber.

Even a simple stretch can help conquer that every day pain that we fill. Remember this the next time you go to stretch in the morning. Enjoy that long, drawn out stretch. It’s going to help you conquer that underlying pain.

3. Keep you and your body moving

Keep you and your body moving

Even 30 minutes of one position can leave your body tensing up. That’s why it’s important to keep you and your body moving for a pain free life. Even a quick trip to the kitchen is better than nothing.

In some ways, your muscles are like a rubber band. If you sit in one position for too long, it takes a while for them to reach their full potential. So, keep your body moving. Your muscles, tendons, and bones will help you in the long run.

4. Nutrition is everything in your diet

Nutrition is everything in your diet

We’ve all heard the advice. It’s important to eat right. Well, that is advice that shouldn’t be ignored. Having a balanced nutritious diet is everything. A balanced diet will help your muscles grow. A balanced diet will help keep every part of your body functioning. Exactly the way it should.

Make sure that you balance each meal with a proper serving of vegetables and fruits. There are the core ingredients to a healthy, balanced meal. This combination will also help keep your muscles, bones, and tendons at their peak. Resulting in a pain free life for yourself.

A Pain Free Life Isn’t Out of Reach

So many people who live with chronic pain believe they will never achieve the reality of being “pain free”. At the same time, so many people do not realize that simple lifestyle changes can help promote a pain free life.

With a little dedication, time, and patience you will start noticing an ease in your pain. We all understand being in pain isn’t any fun. That’s why it’s important to adapt the above habits. Of course, they may not kick all of your symptoms the curb. But, you sure will notice a difference in the intensity and frequency.

You can breathe safely now. A better you is going to equal a better chance of a pain free life. Something you’ve looked forward to for a long time now. Because, of course, that is what you deserve.

Madison
 

Madison Brown received her graduate degree from the University of Iowa from the physical therapy program. As a therapist for over five years, she has treated many patients with pain or with many physical problems. Through her experience she has learned more along the way how to best serve her patients. Her patients come into her office with all sorts of pain from head to toe. She has always made it her goal to know all the latest techniques and devices to best treat the patient in front of her. She cares about people and works for the best for her patients.

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