Men and women have totally different lifestyle and different obligations. For instance, women often experience discomfort and pain in the joints and muscles because they wear high heels, during pregnancy, and sometimes because they work for many hours and then after work they must take care of their children.
Recent research discovered that even 87% of the women suffer from joint pain due to uncomfortable shoes. Yet another study showed that working women suffer from neck pain more than working men. Osteoarthritis is also more common in women. Nevertheless, it is pretty difficult to determine why women are more prone to some types of pain than men.
Problems with knees
- Uncomfortable shoes
Solution: using 1,200 milligrams of honfroitin sulphate and 1,500 mg of glucosamine three times a day can help to regenerate the connective tissue. However, there are other things that will help such as loosing weight, regular exercise and the exercises from the discipline Tai Chi twice a week can help reduce the pain in the knees.
Pain in legs
High heels are one of the biggest enemies of women’s feet. Wearing high heels results in pressure in your toes and it causes twisting in the knee. It can also causes inflammation of the heel and elbow. Many women all over the world are dealing with abnormal growth of the thumb bone.
Solution: The best solution to this problem are ortopedic shoes. Wear high heels only when necessary and with silicone pads in order to avoid the pressure and further complications. The inflammation is know bunionitis, and in order to prevent it, you should wear shoes with enough space for your toes. If you suffer from plantar facilities, try physical therapy instead of cortisone – injections. However, the massages with stretching, heat and strentghening are far more effective that injections. If you are overweighted, you need to reduce weight.
Problems with hips
Women are more susceptible to pain from the Trochanteric syndrome than men, and it causes pain in the upper thigh where the hip is merged. It can be caused by muscle weakness which is attached to the hip. Hormones are affecting the hips as well. This kind of hip pain can also be caused by excessive running.
Solution: In order to prevent this syndrome, you must strength the gluteal muscles of the buttocks, quadriceps and all the muscles of the legs in generall. Best exercises are squats, alternating step with angle of 90 degrees on one foot and all known exercises for the buttocks.
One of the most common problem that people are facing is back pain. As we previously mentioned, women are more affected by lower back pain than men. The main cause for this pain is the pregnancy, according to doctors.
Solution: 240 mg extract of salicin of willow bark and extract of 50 grams of diabolical claws can help to alleviate the back pain. However, acupuncture has proved to be more effective than physical therapy and traditional medicine for pain.
Pain in shoulders and neck
Several researches discovered that working women suffer from pain in the neck three times more than men in their office. The main reasons are sitting for a long period of time, stress and carrying of heavy bags. As a result, the circulation weakens and the shoulders and neck are suffering.
Solution: People who exercise at least three times a week are less likely to suffer from these types of pain. All you have to do is to perform simple movement like looking through other arm up and down and touching the ears to the arms. In order to prevent pain, you should perform this exercises three times a week. Another effective solution for reducing neck and shoulders pain is chamomile.