I would recommend doing it outside as it stinks and the rust from the steel wool will stain concrete so do it in a shop or over the road. DIY Vintage Wood Stain look. (How to age new wood). Good for all things wood!
Foot Reflexology: massage the part of your foot corresponding to the part of your body hurting & it will slowly reduce pain. (promotes blood circulation to that part of the body-Learned this in cosmetology school,Helps get rid of headaches& cramps )