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Treatments >> Rheumatoid Arthritis

This disease affects the joints and causes chronic inflammation over the joints. Inflammation could be affected in areas of joints, arthritis and organs of our body. It initiates its agony through wide spread muscle aches, stiffness, loss of appetite and frequent weakness over the joints and relevant radiated areas. The disease could major affect the joints like knees, fingers, elbow, wrists, ankle, toes and neck. It may also lead to dysfunction of bones, ligaments and cartilages.

Causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Genetic susceptibility
Hormonal imbalance
Due to auto immune disorder
Viral infection like Chikungunya
Bacterial infection like Rheumatic fever

Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Swelling and pain in fingers, wrist & Knee joint
Loss of appetite
Weight loss
Evening Fever
Mental Stress
Deformity in fingers & Knee joint

Treatment given for Rheumatoid Arthritis


Pizhichil is a special massage involving the entire body and which has been found to be very effective for the treatment of Rheumatic diseases like arthritis, paralysis, Hemiplegia, paralysis-agitanus, sexual weakness, nervous weakness, nervous disorders etc. In this treatment, lukewarm herbal oils are applied all over the body by two to four trained therapists in a special rhythmic way, continuously for about 60 to 90 minutes per day for 7 to 21 days.

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Medicated Oil or medicated decoction is been poured in a steady and relaxed flow on to the back and neck region. It helps increase the grip and firmness to affected nerve regions. It also helps intersect the joints and bones. It also helps reduce numbness, spine injury and discomfort on affected areas. Duration for this course will be 45 minutes per day for a period of 14 days.


ElaKizhi is a therapy which perspires and stimulates the pores of the body through application of medicinal decoction. It includes special medicated Leaf 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 to 90 minutes of massage per day for a period of 14 days.