Statistics show that long term joint pain is one of the most common chronic pain conditions.
Are you one of those suffering?
Practicing a daily affirmation might not have been your first option for treatment, but research shows it can help to improve your overall wellbeing.
Affirmations for Joint Pain
Part of learning how to recite a daily mantra is choosing the right words.
To inspire you, take a look at our list of 10 positive affirmations for people living with joint aches and pains:
1. I am slowly healing.
2. I trust my body.
3. My body moves freely and easily.
Getting a good night’s sleep is one way to relax your muscles — but it’s a fact that many of us are not getting enough hours.
When you’re sleeping your muscles relax completely helping them to recover from the stresses and strains of the day.
We have tips on how to get a better night’s rest, plus a few bedtime affirmations to start reciting.
4. I am in control of my pain.
One way to take control of your discomfort is by using TENS therapy.
This type of electrotherapy stimulates your nerves, stopping pain signals from reaching your brain.
The science shows that it can be effective for people with arthritis, particularly those struggling with knee pain.
You can enjoy the treatment in the comfort of your own home by purchasing a TENS unit.
5. I am strong and capable.
6. My pain does not define me.
7. I am open to new forms of treatment.
There is a range of massage products on the market for treating your joints — you may have tried one or two of them already!
However one style of massage you might not have heard much about is acupressure.
There is evidence to prove that it’s effective as a natural form of pain relief, and it’s another one you can enjoy easily at home.
It’s simply a case of finding the right acupressure mat (we’re big fans of the Aku Mat).
8. I have a positive mindset.
9. I am happy and healthy.
10. I am resilient. I can get through anything.
Living with joint pain can be challenging at times, especially if you’re trying to avoid using medication.
We’ve created a roundup of 10 pain management alternatives that you might not have considered.