How to do massage with arthrosis of the kneeFor arthrosis of the knee joint, it is recommended to massage. Of course, it's better if you trust it to a specialist, but do not forget about the need for self-massage. This will allow you to relax your muscles and remove the pain from your feet after walking.
You can give only 10-15 minutes for each session, but do not do the procedures too often. Enough 2-3 times a day. There are basic recommendations, following which you will learn how to do massage with arthrosis of the knee joint alone.
Sequence of movements with massage
In order to correctly and effectively do at home massage of the knee joint, the following basic methods are used:
- Trimming. Promotes the acceleration of blood circulation and muscle relaxation.
- Mashing. Increases muscle tone, making them more elastic.
- Shaking. Allows to work on the muscles that are deeper than the rest and therefore not properly involved in the previous methods of massage.
It is a mistake to believe that massage with arthrosis consists only in affecting the knee joint. The surrounding muscles also work. When massage is also useful to knead the feet.
It is recommended to perform the massage in a certain sequence. First of all, they begin to work with the muscles located near the knee joint. All movements are performed from the bottom up to stimulate the outflow of blood.
At first, light strokes are made with grasping movements. Then do a light stroking on the sides of the knee, making small circular movements. After this, we begin stroking the entire surface of the joint.
Longitudinal movement of the fingers will provide deep warming of the joint
Further longitudinal rubbing with the pads of the fingers and cross - with the ribs of the palms. All triturations should be carried out in a gentle manner. You can do a shift in which the skin and the superficial muscles are shifted with the help of your hands. This exercise ends with easy dying strokes of the knee. This way you can do knee massage on your own.
Arthritis is a joint disease, one of the main causes of which is the inflammatory process. If you are diagnosed with this diagnosis, you need to pay close attention to this problem and tackle complex treatment. The appearance of arthritis can be due to the pathology or complication of other diseases.
Depending on the causes of the onset of the disease, appropriate treatment is prescribed. Apply ointments and compresses, which set a goal to remove the swelling and warm the joint. In more severe cases, injections, hormones and chondroprotectors are used.
There is a certain prevention that will help to avoid the disease or prevent complications:
- Avoid hypothermia of the feet and a long stay in cold water.
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle.
- Give up bad habits and fight with excess weight.
- Periodically distracted to a warm-up, massage your knee, if you have to spend a lot of time standing or sitting.
In any case, if you are experiencing joint arthritis, you should consult a doctor. It is worth remembering that this is a widespread and quite serious disease that needs to be treated. But each type of disease requires its own treatment technology, as it occurs for various reasons.
Recovery after surgical intervention
One of the methods of diagnosis and further treatment of the knee joint is arthroscopy. At the moment, this procedure is one of the most effective in the treatment of arthrosis. This technique allows you to view the joint on the video in detail using a special camera.
Restoration after arthroscopy of the knee joint consists of massage of the knee joint and stimulation of the thigh muscles by electricity.
Physical exercises are recommended for the development of joint and muscle mobility, such as:
- lifting of the straight leg lying;
- lifting a straight leg while standing;
- contraction of the thigh muscles.
Exercise repeat at least 10 times. During the next exercise, we strain and relax the muscles of the thigh. You need to lie on your stomach, put the cushion under your feet and straighten your leg with effort. It is necessary to hold this position for 5-7 seconds. Number of repetitions: at least 10.
Hip joint massage
An effective treatment for arthrosis of the hip joint is massage. Before the beginning of the massage, it is necessary that the muscles are relaxed. Finger pads can make light rotational and longitudinal movements around the spine and the sacrum. Massage of the loin is done with the help of finger pads and phalanxes of fingers with rubbing and stroking.
Then we turn to the massage of the thighs. The procedure is stored in the same sequence. In this case, rubbing with the pads of the fingers is combined with grinding and kneading the muscles with the knuckles of the fist or the edge of the palm. At the end of this procedure, you need to do shaking and stroking the muscles of the thighs. Now that all these exercises have been completed, you can go directly to the massage of the hip joint.
It is used rubbing the base of the palm, pinpoint kneading knuckles. But you need to remember that the massage is performed in a gentle mode, since this site is very painful. The duration of the exercises should not exceed 10 minutes.
A large number of positive reviews received a vibrating massage, but remember that it is performed only after a manual massage. The period of vibration massage should not exceed 8 minutes. Thus, a complex massage of the hip joint is performed, which allows to remove pain, muscle tension and inflammation.
With timely medical intervention, you can avoid further disease progression, and even get rid of it. The main thing is not to engage in self-medication and adhere to the rules and recommendations that the doctor gives. Then you can forget about arthrosis of the knee joint. Good health!
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