A couple days ago we talked about the benefits massage therapy can offer to those with arthritis. And there are plenty!

The only problem? Professional massages may not be affordable for everyone, especially if you experience pain on a daily basis and feel that you would need more consistent relief.

That’s where you step in. Though massaging your own back isn’t a possibility, many people with arthritis find that they suffer from pain in their hands and feet. If you fall into that category, know this: you can learn to massage yourself with videos like this one, from Expert Village:

How to Do Hand & Foot Massages: Massage for Arthritis

Once you know how to massage yourself, you’ll find that you have the power to naturally ease pain wherever you go. Up in the middle of the night? Distracted from the meeting you’re attending? Take your hands into your own hands, and see what massage therapy can do for you.