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How to relieve back pain: massages, positions and reflexology

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A good way to fight back pain or menstrual cramps is to perform a massage in the pelvic region, this will help to relieve the discomfort in a few minutes. The massage can be performed by the person and must be carried out for approximately 3 minutes, the ideal is to use a hot oil during the massage to obtain better results.

Menstrual colic, scientifically called dysmenorrhea, causes pain and discomfort in the pelvic region, days before and during menstruation. Some women have other symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, headache and seasickness. One of the most accepted theories is that during the desquamation of the walls of the uterus, there is an excessive production of prostaglandins that cause contractions, which are so intense that they cause pain.

The treatment can be carried out with the administration of antispasmodic drugs, massages, hot water bag, acupuncture and reflexology, which also achieve excellent results.



Massage to relieve pain

Preferably, this massage should be performed lying on the bed, in case it is not possible, the massage can be performed lying back in a comfortable way. Before starting the massage, it is recommended to place a bag of hot water on the pelvic region for 15-20 minutes. Then, the next massage must be started:

1. Apply the oil on the skin

Oil of vegetable origin should be gently applied to the pelvic region, taking care not to apply too forcefully. That will reduce the tension of the abdominal muscles, relieving the pain.

2. Making circular movements

The massage must start with circular movements, around the shoulder always in the direction of the clock to activate the circulation of the area. As it is possible, you can gradually increase the pressure, but without causing discomfort. It starts with soft touches, followed by deeper touches with the hands.

3. Carrying out movements from the top

After carrying out the previous step for 1 to 2 minutes, you should perform movements of the upper part of the lower abdomen.



Positions to relieve the pain of vientre

Some positions that help to combat menstrual cramps are lying on the side with the bent legs, in the fetal position for a few minutes.

Stretching exercises can also alleviate the discomfort in the lumbar region, so it is recommended to lean up and bend both legs, keeping the rods close to the breast for 1 minute. Another position indicated is the mahometana, which consists of leaning on the floor, sitting on the heels, leaning the body forward, keeping the arms and holding in contact with the suelo.

To sleep, it is advisable to lie on your side, with a pillow between the legs and the flexed wheels.

Here are some home remedies that can be taken to relieve this type of colic.

Reflexology to relieve pain

Another way to relieve the pain of the road is to resort to reflexology, which is a type of massage at certain points of the pies. To do this, just make small circular movements with the pulgar in the following points of the pie:

To relieve menstrual cramps, it is important to eat fresh fruits and vegetables, in addition to avoiding foods that contain caffeine, such as coffee, energizing drinks, black and mate and chocolate, until the pain has been controlled.

Taking a butylscopolamine tablet helps to fight back pain, however, you should take it under medical advice, because when a woman suffers from very intense cramps regularly, it should be under observation by the gynecologist, and in some cases the cause of the pain could be related to the presence of endometriosis.

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