How to treat leg pain?
Leg pain can occur for a variety of reasons, including due to long walking and inflammatory processes. You can remove it with medicines and folk remedies.
Below we will talk in detail about how to treat pain in the legs.
Before you begin treating leg pain, you need to visit a doctor. He will make a diagnosis that will help establish the causes of this pathology. After all, pain can be associated with cancer, diabetes or arthritis. After the doctor will prescribe an effective therapy.
As a rule, the treatment of pain in the legs involves the administration of analgesics. If a person feels unbearable pain, then it is blockaded with an anesthetic solution (Lidocaine, Novocaine, etc.).
Comprehensive treatment may include the use of anti-inflammatory drugs belonging to a non-steroid group ("Ibuprofen", etc.). They are represented by pills, ointments or gels.
If the pain in the legs is accompanied by muscle spasms, then muscle relaxants are prescribed.In addition, it is necessary to take vitamin-mineral complexes and agents that improve peripheral circulation ("Kavinton", "Actovegin" and others).
Manual therapy plays an important role in the removal of persistent pain. With it, you can remove the spasmodic contraction of the muscles, relax them and release the nerve fibers from the clamped state. Additionally, therapeutic exercises and physiotherapy can be prescribed.
Treatment of folk remedies
Treat pain in the legs in some cases can be folk remedies (as recommended by the doctor). Here is a list of the most effective ones:
- Take 100 g of dried pine needles and pour 1 liter of boiling water. Put the container with the components on the fire and hold for 5 minutes, and then place it in a water bath and leave to boil for half an hour. Leave the finished product to infuse to cool. Then strain it and hold his legs in it for 15 minutes.
- Take 1 tbsp. spoon of comfrey root and pour 1 liter of vodka. Leave it all in a dark place for 21 days, and then dilute with 2 liters of water. Take the tool for 1 tbsp. spoon 3 times a day for 10 minutes before meals. The course of treatment should be 1 month.
- Take black radish, peel and rub on a coarse grater. Gruel attach as a compress to the sore spot for 30 minutes.
- Pour 4 tbsp. spoons of corn stigmas with 1 liter of boiling water, and then leave in a closed container to infuse for 30 minutes. Strain the agent and take 100 ml every two hours. The course of treatment is 1.5 months.