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7 Hand Pain & Finger Pain Treatments

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Finger pain and hand pain can be caused by many things including hand and finger arthritis, circulation issues, an injury, or just achiness in the joints. These 7 finger and hand pain treatments should help.

Finger, thumb, and wrist range of motion movements are a great way to relieve pain in the hands and fingers. Make sure you are going through the full range of motion.

Massaging the fingers, hand, and palm area is also a great way to not only relieve pain, but also improve circulation, blood flow, and sensation to the area.

Finger extension stretches do a great job of working the joints of the fingers closest to your hand, which often are the most painful.

You can also use a custom hand massager for pain relief like the Breo iPalm 520s. It uses pressure, heat and acupressure to increase circulation to help relieve pain in the hands and fingers.

The last two exercises help with finger flexion and extension. Having strong fingers help relieve the pain.

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10 Best Scoliosis Exercises

These scoliosis exercises are for postural scoliosis that can come from bad posture or a leg length difference. If you've had scoliosis since you were young, these stretches may not help.

Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. It can happen when you are young, or it can happen when you are older and have bad posture or a leg length difference. This can cause the muscles on one side of the back to be tight and/or the muscles on the opposite side to be too weak. These exercises are for postural scoliosis.

Starting off on the floor, you will work your core and pelvic muscles. If you can’t get on the floor, you can do them on a couch or bed.

You can also use a Swiss ball (therapy or stability ball) to help work on your balance muscles as well as your back muscles. If you don’t have a ball, you can do these lying down on your stomach. You also want to work on your side as well to strengthen your oblique muscles. Make sure to modify the exercises as you need to.

In standing, you can use weights and resistive bands. Make sure you start of with light resistance for both and slowly progress to something harder. The last exercises are squats with movements. Make sure you are using good form so you don’t irritate something else like your knees.

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10 Best Scoliosis Stretches

These scoliosis stretches are for postural scoliosis that can come from bad posture or a leg length difference. If you've had scoliosis since you were young, these stretches may not help.

Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. It can happen when you are young, or it can happen when you are older and have bad posture or a leg length difference. This can cause the muscles on one side of the back to be tight and/or the muscles on the opposite side to be too weak. These stretches are for postural scoliosis.

Start off sitting in a chair. You can stretch just the side that is tight, or you can stretch both sides. Stretching the quadratus lumborum (QL) helps relax the muscles on the side of the spine.

You can also do an active stretch, which is moving your whole trunk and arms while rotating. This is also a great way to stretch the trunk muscles. Roll downs help get the muscles close to the spine stretched out.

The next stretches are on the floor. If you can’t get on the floor, you can do them on your couch or bed. Stretches like the cat/dog, way the tail, prayer, and side to side prayer stretch will help loosen up the muscles in the back and around the spine.

Some of the final stretches are a little more intense, so make sure you are ready to stretch that much before trying them.

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TENS/EMS Unit - Healthmate T12AB Review & Demo

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