Everyone knows it, a stiff neck or a painful back. Both are often based on Tensionwhich can cause severe pain in many affected people. It is very important for these people to know which home remedies are available for such tension and which ones help quickly. In addition, alternative remedies for these people are often a way out of the pain that is triggered by the tension.
The hot stones loosen the muscles and achieve immediate, noticeable relief.
There are a number of home remedies that can be used to relieve tension. The treatment of tension with the help of heat is particularly popular. Both the hot water bottle, red light or heating pad are used here.
The hot stone method in particular is inspiring more and more people. This is a hot stone massage. These are placed on the back of the affected person, slightly heated. This loosens the muscles and thus helps to loosen the tension. The blood circulation and the heat turnover are also positively influenced by the pressure of the stones and therefore provide quick, pleasant relief. A similar effect can be achieved at home with the use of cherry stone pillows.
These are warmed up slightly in the microwave and placed on the affected area. Like the stones, these cushions also exert a gentle pressure on the tension and provide a positive effect through warmth.
Relaxation baths can also help. Bath additives such as lemon balm, ginger or lavender are added here. Here, the affected people can relax particularly well and counteract the tension.
Vegetable oils can also help. The oils are especially known for being able to relieve this pain particularly well. Ginger oil, devil's claw, arnica flower oil or frankincense are very efficient here. The painful area is gently rubbed with the oil; a light massage is also recommended here.
You can treat tension yourself with simple hand acupressure. Click to enlarge.
By wearing older clothing, the oil can be worn on the skin for hours and refreshed again and again. There are also some ointments that are specifically designed to help relieve tension. Ointments with the active ingredient capsaicin are particularly recommended here.
Simultaneous relaxation exercises can also help the affected person quickly. Circular movements of the shoulders, the head or the whole body are useful. However, if pain occurs during the movements, these exercises should be stopped. If the pain does not go away after some time with the home remedies, a visit to the doctor is often inevitable. Even with very severe pain, you should ask them for advice. Because a nerve could also be pinched, causing the pain, especially in the neck area.
Nobody wants to wait forever until the tension finally eases. It is therefore very important for the affected people to quickly relieve the pain and the associated discomfort. The tension is relieved quickly, especially with the heat pads.These can keep the heat constant for several hours and therefore work very well and quickly against tension.
Affected people repeatedly report that the tension is significantly relieved if they simply place the heat pads on the appropriate area and carefully continue their everyday life. After a few hours, these people can usually move without pain.
In addition to the usual home remedies, alternative remedies are also very popular today. Homeopathy in particular plays a major role. If the neck is stiff, Ledum palustre and Dulcamara are particularly used.
On the other hand, Cimicifuga, Nux Vomica and Bryonia are used specifically for muscle tension. Homeopathy also offers an effective treatment for particularly painful tension.
With Arnica, Causticum Hahnemanni and Colocynthis, these pains are effectively treated and provide the affected person with rapid relief.
Acupuncture can also help people, especially if they are repeatedly afflicted by tension.