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Treatments >> Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a type of joint disorder which results in cartilage Degeneration. Osteoarthritis occurs most common due to age, hereditary or injury due to trauma. It is a type of arthritis that breaks down or dislocates cartilages and loosens grip over bones and joints. It affects joints such as knees, hips, feet, spine and hands.

Causes of Osteoarthritis :

Due to wear and tear
Obesity
Climbing staircase frequently
Using indian toilet
Injury to knee joint
Cartilage Damage

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

Pain in affected joints
Inflammation
Stiffness
Swelling
Tenderness

Treatment given for Osteoarthritis

Abhyangam

Abhayangam helps revitalise the nervous system, increases blood circulation, promotes undisturbed sleep, enhances body tone and reduces body fat through special massage therapies. Special type of naturally prepared oils are been used for the therapy. Duration for this course will be 45 minutes per day for a period of 14 days.

Elakizhi

Elakizhi is a therapy which perspires and stimulates the pores of the body through application of medicinal decoction. It includes special medicated herbal leafs filled in linen bags, which are then dipped in hot oil and applied over the body. This therapy helps reduce muscle pain and joint soreness through release of toxins and absorption of healing properties of herbs. The treatment will include 60 minutes of massage for a period of 3 days.

Januvasthi

This therapy is especially for knee joints which help cure stiffness, tender tear, degeneration and injuries. Circular receptacles are made around the knee joint using black gram dough. Lukewarm herbal oil is been poured into the receptacles so as to transfer the essence of pure healing herbs to the knee joints. The treatment will include 45 minutes per day for a period of 14 days.

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