Try these 7 hand stretching exercises to experience relief from the pain caused by arthritis
Arthritis is a musculoskeletal degenerative disease that slowly starts to affect the joints and muscles of the body. Mostly the joints of back, knees, wrists, neck and hip are affected by osteoarthritis. Even being overweight can cause a lot of trouble since extra weight puts extra pressure on the joints and bones. Most common types of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, gouty arthritis and Systemic lupus erythematosus.
But we have for you 7 easy exercises to keep pain caused by arthritis at bay.
1 Make a Fist
Simply clench your fist and unclench it lightly, 10 times in a row. This provides relief from the arthritis pain. Just be firm but gentle with the clenching and unclenching so that you don’t aggravate the already existing pain.
This exercise will help in loosening the muscles and strengthening the fingers and hands and promoting wider range of motion to lessen the pain.