Keep Arthritis at Bay With Better Body Alignment

by Contour Living on 1st Nov 2018

If you wake up each morning with aches and pains, it might be time to adjust your sleeping routine. Any number of factors can lead to pain, but when aches are regular, static, and caused from health factors, there's a good indication that you're suffering from arthritis … a condition that's uncomfortable, but also treatable. If not completely, certainly it can be reduced with proper treatment and bodily adjustments.

Don't fall victim to regular arthritis! Especially this October, which is also Arthritis Month. Take note and urge yourself to reduce regular aches simply by changing the way you sit, sleep, or even stand.

What Causes Arthritis?

Arthritis can be caused by a number of different issues. It can also be worsened with age, changes in weather, and repetitive movements, especially those that cause wear or tear to your joints. For instance, sitting at a desk that's not ergonomically designed, or performing a singular action for a long portion of the day.

It's also a good idea to talk with your doctor or another medical professional so you can be properly diagnosed. They will have professional insight on how you can switch up your routine, exercise in a way that will reduce pain, and more. You might even choose to visit a chiropractor or a physical therapist for preventative measures going forward.

How to Reduce Your Pains

Take a look at how you sit and sleep – are your bones properly aligned? Do your knees touch when sleeping on your side? Is your rear properly supported? All of these actions and more can lead to long term pain that can increase the longer they are in play. Though these actions might seem small on their own, when repeated day after day, they can take a toll on the body. Causing pain, muscles to overcorrect, and more.

Instead, look to supportive cushions, pillows that prop the legs or knees, and pillows that provide ideal neck alignment. With just a few nights of sleeping with your Contour products you can start to feel relief from these ongoing pains.

The same can be said for sitting or your daily routine. Look at supportive cushions, shoe insoles, or adjusting the setup of your desk so that you can eliminate outside stressors like improper sitting or weight and strain on your arms or wrists.

Even a few simple adjustments can greatly change the way you sit, stand, and move each day. Therefore, helping to eliminate your arthritis aches and pains.

As you deal with regular feelings of discomfort, remember that there are proven and easy ways to help reduce these stress factors. Consider Contour's comfort products to better align your days, including nights. You can also talk to your healthcare professional about available options and how you can change your day through movement and posture.

To learn more about Arthritis month or to check out available Contour products and how they can help with any number of ailments, head to our website today.