The main ways to quickly relieve foot fatigue
First, let's worry about that your legs less tired. To do this, you should regularly perform special exercises, wearing only comfortable shoes, use of orthopedic insoles and other similar products. This will help to prevent diseases and to reduce discomfort after the end of the day.
If your legs are tired, they need rest: it is desirable to lie down, moreover, so that the feet were elevated, as this will increase blood flow and help relieve pain. The best option is just to put under the feet of the pillow. It is advisable not to throw in this one foot to another – this will prevent the free circulation of blood. If you have varicose veins or other serious disease, be sure to use special drugs prescribed by your doctor.
After resting for 20-30 minutes, take a foot bath. You can use the decoction of Linden, chamomile, horsetail or plantain – buy dry herbs at the pharmacy. Well, if you add some sea salt. The water temperature should not exceed 37о Celsius. Average duration of procedure – 10-15 minutes. By the way, this will help not only to ease the discomfort, but to simplify the pedicure and foot care.
How to get rid of extreme fatigue and pain in the legs
If fatigue is very strong, try using contrast baths. To do this, take two pelvis, one filled with water temperature of around 40o Celsius, and the second with cool water. Then you need to dip both feet first pelvis, hold for two minutes and dip in the second. Repeat this process for half an hour. Definitely need to finish with cold water. After the bath the feet thoroughly and lubricate them with the ointment or cream to relieve fatigue. Then it is recommended to lie down, put your feet up on a pillow and rest for 5-7 minutes. After this procedure, you will feel much better.
Another great option is a foot massage, especially if you do it after the bath, both conventional and contrast. Apply the cream on the skin to relieve fatigue and gently massage first the whole foot, then each toe separately, and then proceed to the ankles. Please note: people with varicose veins are strongly advised not to resort to this method of solving problems – it is better to combine the bath with the use of special medical ointments.