Thought it would be a good idea for anyone or everyone to share their method of pain relief and maybe some members would have good ideas to share, especially with new members.
Is there anything that you helps, ease your pain in some way.
Do you use pain killers, Do you use a tens Machine, Do you use alternative therapies, Do you use hot & cold pads
I take Pregabalin, Amitriptyline, Solpadol, Quinine Sulphate. Butrans Patches
A hot water bottle Helps my back pain & legs sometimes
An electric heat blanket. Helps my pain in Back, neck, shoulders & knees
Massage. Feel in a lot less pain after a gentle aromatherapy massage
Just ordered an Actipatch Have not got yet but will update if it helps
Hot Shower. When I can manage to shower, definitely help with the heat.
Tens Machine. Help my back but only can use on back, it tends to hurt or tickle anywhere else.
Pillows & cushions. Lots to rest legs on, rest arms on, behind back, definitely help take pressure off.
Micro Beany. Really helps to ease pain anywhere on body.
Beany cushion. Use as support for arms, put on chest to prop book on.
Gentle exersize. Gentle stretches and rocking hips, Palates type movements. Helps, free joints, generally Keep Moving
Swimming Especially in a nice warm pool.
Jaccuzi Nice warm water and massages, really helps my pain.