Legs Feel Achy and Painful? Try These 6 Stretches While Relaxing

Suara.com – You may have felt that your feet feel very sore or sore after a day’s activities. This is certainly very uncomfortable and can interfere with sleep.

Generally, people treat sore and sore feet by massage or using pain relief creams.

But quoted from Bright SideSome of these simple stretches can help with sore and sore feet.

1. Towel stretch

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Sit on the floor with your legs straight. Then, roll up a towel and place it on the soles of your feet to help pull your feet up for 15 seconds. You can do this exercise 2 to 4 times.

2. Toe stretch

Sit in a chair and spread your legs on the floor. Use both hands to hold the big toes. Then, pull while lifting up a little. Repeat this exercise 2 to 4 times a day.

Illustration of sore feet. (Shutterstock)

3. Calf stretch

Stand an arm’s length from the wall. Place your right foot behind your left.

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Then, bend your left leg forward while keeping your right knee straight and your right heel flat on the floor. Do this for 15 to 30 seconds alternately and rest.

4. Massage the arch of your foot

You can do this massage while standing or sitting. Step on a small ball or bottle of cold water with the sole of your foot to reduce inflammation.

Move the ball or water bottle back and forth slowly using the soles of your feet. Repeat 10 times on each leg once a day.

5. Pick up the marbles from the floor

Sit down and place the marbles on the floor. Use your toes to take one by one the marbles and place them in a container placed nearby.

6. Stretch the soles of your feet

Before getting out of bed, stretch your legs by flexing them up and down at least 10 times before standing.


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