Ayurveda is the system that offers a comprehensive management of arthritis and joint disorders by completely curing an uncomplicated joint disease, reducing the possibility of its recurrence, managing the pain, improving mobility reversing the tissue damage to the maximum possible extent and enhancing the quality of life in degenerative diseases. The management of arthritis at our clinic is through safe and effective herbal medications and therapies. The advantage is minimal side effects of medicines even on long term usage. Ayurveda has elaborated on arthritis thousands of years ago detailing the causes, pathogenesis, signs, symptoms, complications and treatments. Different types of arthritis as per Ayurveda are Amavatha, Vatharaktha, Sandhigatha Vatha and Asthigathavatha. The common contemporary categorization of joint diseases is Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteo-arthritis, Negative Arthropathies, Gout, Systemic Lupus Erythematosis, Spondylitis, Infective Arthritis etc. All these conditions have excellent remedial and management plans in Ayurveda. Ayurveda treatment for Arthritis is of two modalities depending on the age of the patient, general health condition, cause, pathology, lifestyle and the chronicity of the disease, climate etc. The modalities are Shamana: Conservative moderate line of management with internal medications like decoctions, tablets, powders, medicated ghee, fermented preparations, etc. apart from applications of oils, herbal pastes etc. Shodhana and Rasayana: Detoxifying and nourishing intensive line of in-patient management with customized purificatory Panchakarma treatments and nourishing-strengthening-rejuvenating Rasayana treatments. Degenerative Joint Diseases and Ayurveda: Age, heredity, hormonal imbalance, nutritional deficiency, lifestyle and many other factors are reasons for Osteopenia, Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and other degenerative diseases more common in old age and affect the weight bearing bones and joints. The management at Sakalya Ayurveda Bones, Joints and Arthritis Clinic line is programmed to reduce the inflammation, regress the process of degeneration, replenish the production of synovial fluid, repair the damaged cartilage and refurbish the supporting muscles, ligaments and tendons.
Sakalya Ayurveda, Bilathikkulam, Kozhikode, Kerala, India