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Avoid Holiday Aches and Pains We want to see you this holiday season so don’t miss your appointments because of a busy holiday schedule. You will be able to enjoy your holiday more when you reach your physical goals.

muscles will likely feel sore. Apply ice directly to thearea thathurtsonandoff for20minutes at a time during the first 24-72 hours after the pain develops. After that, consider soaking in hot water, such as taking a warm bath, to further soothe your muscles. 2. Don’t underestimate the power of resting! Your body relies on sleep just as much as your brain. You need to get plenty of sleep to keep your stress level at a minimum—and that includesyourphysicalstress level.Aim to sleepbetween7-9hourseverynight.Themore activityyouengage in,themoresleepyouneed. 3. Keep your body in good shape with regular exercise. It may seem counter intuitive to cut down on pain by moving more, but exercise is

a really good way to reduce aches and pains. When you exercise every day, you are able to train your muscles for more movement, and thereby reduce aches and pains. Keeping active, staying rested, and being smart with hot and cold therapy create a trifecta for healthy management of aches and pains, but they aren’t going to solve the bigger problems. When aches and pains start to grow severe, or chronic, then it is time to reach out to a professional for support. Don’t for get physical therapy isthebestwaytoreduceachesandpains because it takes into account a combination of active and passive strategies to help tackle the cause of your pain.

How to Deal with Aches and Pains Pain medications can reduce the severity of aches and pains for a little while, but they don’t doanythingtoresolvethe issue.Therearethings that you can do at home that can alleviate your aches and pains, helping to reduce the severity of your discomfort while also reducing the likelihood that the pain will return. You don’t want to complain about aches and pains to your friends and family this holiday season. Start doing something about it. Here is a quick rundown of things that you can do at home that can reduce your daily pain: 1. Use hot and cold therapy appropriately to reduce inflammation. After a good workout or a day of doing chores out in the yard, your

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