Wednesday, 18 March 2015

4 Effective Alternatives to Manage Pain Without Drugs

Pain in any part of your body will reduce your work performance directly and make you tensed and stressed. Due to pain, many of your activities are affected and obviously this will be a serious cause for trouble in your job as well as in your life.

Pain Management without Drugs

There are some alternative methods for pain management without depending on drugs. These methods are simple, easy, affordable and can be used/are available everywhere.

  1. Mental Therapies
    Meditation, Hypnosis and Yoga are some effective mental therapies that can be practiced to manage pain instead of taking drugs. It is very useful to change one’s mental state and achieve mental relaxation.

  2. Physical Therapies
    Physical Therapists will instruct you to do particular movements or exercises for affected parts of your body; they may use some therapies like ultrasound, electrical stimulation, application of heat and ice etc. to manage your pain.

  3. Chiropractic
    Chiropractic is the most appropriate and effective treatment for pain management. It is a simple and affordable process where chiropractors enhance flow of blood in injured parts to provide relief from pain.

  4. Acupuncture
    This treatment consists of insertion of fine needles at specific points in the body. Acupuncture is also thought to decrease pain by increasing the release of chemicals that block pain, called endorphins. Acupuncture may also be an acceptable alternative to or may be included as part of a comprehensive pain management program.