After playing sports or exercising, the pain in the muscles (extreme muscle soreness) bothers everyone. This is called soreness and it can happen for many reasons. Like lack of nutrition, not warming up, not stretching, not working out properly, and the like. However, the soreness is only for some time. But while doing some sports and workouts/exercise, sometimes injury also occurs.
Muscle strain, sprained ankle, shoulder injury, knee injuries, lower back injury, wrist sprain or dislocation, and the like can be the result of lifting weights incorrectly, lifting weights over the limit or ego lifting. If there is swelling due to injury and there is pain in moving the body part, then you should consult a doctor.
But if the pain is mild or there is pain in any part of the body on a particular movement, then you can get relief even at home. Apart from this, rest can also be found at home in minor muscle injuries.
Therefore, one should always avoid doing dangerous exercises in the gym . If you want to do these too, then you should do it under the supervision of a trainer. Sometimes this pain can also be due to muscle cramps .
Let us tell you some home remedies to fix sport or workout / exercise injury today to cure pain or workout / exercise injury or get relief in pain. Mild pain or strain due to these can be cured at home.
1. Castor oil
Castor oil or castor oil is used in different things in homes. This powerful oil can reduce pain and provide relief from injury. Massage a spoonful of castor oil by heating it on the injured area or painful area. This oil can stain clothes, so use with caution. After the massage, leave the area open for 20-30 minutes, so that the oil gets absorbed completely into the skin. Massage of this oil is also beneficial in osteoarthritis.
2. Mustard Oil
Swelling, stiffness and pain can occur due to muscle strain. Mustard oil massage can help in relieving this pain. It has been used as a pain reliever for centuries. Mustard oil is considered good for treating muscle pain. Apply warm mustard oil to the painful area and massage it for 15 minutes. This oil will give relief in pain and swelling very quickly.
3. Petroleum jelly
Massage by applying petroleum jelly around the painful or inflamed area. Doing this will reduce pain and swelling, as well as speed up the healing process.
Turmeric is a spice used in every household. Turmeric is not less than any medicine due to its properties. The anti-inflammatory properties found in it are helpful in healing any kind of injury or wound. Along with giving relief in swelling, turmeric also gives relief in muscle pain. For this, add 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk and drink it twice a day. Apart from this, make a paste of turmeric powder and ghee and apply it on the injury and tie a light cloth on it.
Adam and Eve Specialized Medical Centre provides orthopedic treatment for patients who are suffering from a range of injuries. Book an appointment with our orthopedic surgeon today.