Legs up the wall -- Helps you calm down or even go to sleep—placing the legs and heart higher than the head has a sedative effect on the nervous system. Get yourself into this position with a folded blanket under your butt and your lower back. Breathe and relax!
[?] the aim of the hand reflexology massage is to sufficiently de-stress the body parts in order to facilitate its ability to repair itself. There are many nerve ending within the hand and by messaging these various pressure points, the hand will relax, blood will circulate more freely, and pain will dissipate. The calming effect will travel to the various body systems and organs for a generalized stress free feeling of well being...The technique to use requires pressure and stretching movements
Five Essential Oils for Arthritis Pain & Inflammation
If you suffer with arthritis pain, you MUST try this blend: it works miracles. It includes eucalyptus, birch, peppermint, lavender and rosemary oils: some will help with inflammation, some with pain and others will help you relax. Gently massage in your painful areas twice a day.