Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Specialist Associate Professor Ahmet İnanır gave important information about the subject. Especially in these days when we are in the period of complete closure, we should not neglect to be active in order to be healthy and fit. When staying at home and sitting steady more than usual, muscles can rapidly weaken, flexibility may decrease and body resistance may decrease. It can also cause spine and muscle pain.
In daily life, almost everyone complains of muscle aches, fatigue and injuries as well as more serious conditions. While sometimes muscle pains disappear within a few days, sometimes they can become chronic and become permanent. Muscle pain that passes in a few days does not cause major problems, while long-lasting and permanent muscle aches affect the daily life of people both in terms of activity and psychologically and cause a serious decrease in life comfort. These chronic conditions in which muscle pains are continuous and negatively affect the life of the person are called myalgia.
Causes Muscle Pain?
Stress, wrong or malnutrition, insufficient water consumption, irregular sleep, excessive activity, overweight, hereditary conditions, infections, and other diseases can also cause muscle pain. Anemia, Joint inflammation, Chronic fatigue syndrome, asymmetrical walking (limping), Influenza infections, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, myofascial pain syndrome can be counted among other causes of pain.
To Prevent Muscle Pain;
Regular exercise is very important to eliminate muscle pain that becomes chronic and myalgia. Performing exercises such as aerobic exercises, stretching and stretching exercises, and endurance exercises correctly and regularly reduces the incidence of myalgia by making the muscles stronger and more flexible. The important thing during exercise is the expert advice and correct implementation of the movements. Improper exercises can cause increased pain and other injuries.
Exercise Suggestions That Can Be Done At Home;
You can take 5-7 minutes walks in your hallway at home several times a day. If you have a terrace, you can increase this time up to 10 minutes. It will be beneficial for your whole body to stop sitting for a long time and take a step in between. Since walking is more limited during this period of staying at home, you can exercise your arms and legs with weights at home (such as terabant, small dumbbells or 1-1.5 lt full water bottles ...). It can be a good choice in terms of body movement. You can dance. You can do breathing exercises for your lung health. The management place of the muscles in the body is the abdomen, hips and waist junctions. Therefore, it is important to do simple waist and abdominal exercises.