Ayurvedic Treatment for Arthritis
Arthritis is a combination of ailments involving damage in the Joints. Arthritis is the foremost cause of disability in people older than fifty-five years.
There are different kinds of arthritis, and each has a different cause. The most common type of arthritis, Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease) is a consequence of trauma in the joint, infection of the joint, or age. Rising evidence suggests that abnormal anatomy might contribute to the early development of osteoarthritis.
Few other Arthritis forms are Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis, autoimmune disorders in which the body attacks itself. Septic Arthritis causes by joint infection. Gouty Arthritis is caused by the displacement of uric acid crystals in the joint, causing inflammation. There is also an extreme form of gout caused by the formation of rhomboid crystals of calcium pyrophosphate. This gout is known as pseudogout.
Symptoms of Arthritis feature pain, redness, swelling of the joint, stiffness of the joint, tenderness, gelling, or locking of the joints with inactivity, pain patterns may differ in different Arthritis.
Physical testing may confirm the analysis or may indicate systemic disease. Radiographs or X-rays, Bone scan, MRI scan are often used to follow progression or assess severity more quantitatively.
Though the treatment of Arthritis is available in the allopathic system of Medicine, it’s only a temporary relief, whereas Ayurveda is gaining more and more popularity day-by-day worldwide because of its root cause elimination therapies and because of being natural. Ayurveda, since times immemorable, has the best answers in the Management of Spine and Joints. Ayurvedic treatment for Arthritis in Warangal has firmly gained the success rate.
As per Ayurveda, the term Arthritis can be used to define Joint Pains, caused by the aggravation of Vata (Air) Dosha and the excessive collection of Ama (Toxic by-product of improper digestion) in the body of an individual. When Ama increases in quantity, it starts getting deposited in the weaker areas of the body, including the Joints leading to ‘Arthritis.’
Principles in the Treatment of Arthritis in Ayurveda mainly reduces the symptoms, maintains joint functions, minimizes disease activity, helps in treating the complications and also aids in adjusting the dietary as well as life style changes
Ayurvedic Treatments usually involve a series of Abhyangam, Swedam, Nasyam, Elakizhi, Navarakizhi, Kati Vasthi, Kashaya Vasthi & Anuvasana Vasthi, etc. Marma Chikitsa along with Vatahara Chikitsa and Brumhana Chikitsa has given utmost importance.