Physical pain always disrupt our daily activities and tends us to pop medications for pain relief.
In any form of motion, movement or physical activities and sports, our body muscles facilitate by contracting and lengthening to move the bone at the joints. However, if the muscle group is inactive with very little movement of activities are conducted, it leads to weak muscle where circulation of blood stream is poor and subsequently, leads to adversity in our health.
Poor postures like bad sitting while at work, lifting or picking up a heavy object with your hand far away from your body, sleeping with poor or inadequate mattress and pillow support and even in wrong sports posture can simply lead you to
You may not be aware that poor posture can leads to:
- neuromuscular disorder
- degenerative joint
- musculoskeletal disorder
- accumulated trauma disorder and other pain symptoms.
To be active and healthy, most of our perception is to engage in some form of physical activities or sports, but many a times we do not incorporate or have adequate knowledge of injuries prevention measure in place hence, may be vulnerable to sports injuries, accidents and even death.
It is highly recommended that before embarking in any sports or physical activities, one should seek professional help or trainer for advice. Especially getting medical clearance is mandatory for sedentary individual as well as people with health conditions.
Metabolic Syndrome or obesity with excessive body weight should not embark into any form of exercises without any medical clearance as well as physical assessment.
Physical weight is one of the biggest factor of cause to our musculoskeletal pain and can lead to osteoarthritis especially on the lower back, knee and ankle.
In order to lead a physical pain free healthy life one should abide to the following:
- Keep your body weight in check with a balance healthy diet
- Stay active of at least 150mins a week avoid weekend warrior exercise
- Avoid sitting for more than 6 hours a day
- Be mindful with your postures and incorporate adequate support
- Daily stretches to increase body flexibility and stay limber
- Strengthen relevant part of our joints especially lower back and knee
- Put in place a physical therapy or massage to balance weak or overloaded muscle
- Lastly, have enough rest.
For more information of your musculoskeletal health call us at 62237170.