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Arthritis

The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain, stiffness, swelling, redness and limited movements. Patients having joint injuries, inactive lifestyle, diabetes, thyroid problems, overweight, smoking, hysterectomy (removal of uterus) are at higher risk of developing arthritis. The most common types of arthritis Mantra specialize are:

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Mantra Therapies

Mantra therapies & medications can safely and effectively reduce inflammation in your joints; it relieves pain and prevent joint damage. Traditional Complimentary & Alternative Medicine give clinically significant improvement in arthritis on a par with allopathy treatment with the added advantage of lesser side effects. According to Ayurveda, arthritis is due to the imbalance of Vata. The Vata balancing herbs and therapies are time tested and are free from side effects. Homeopathic treatment of Arthritis is highly personalized, based on the totality of symptoms (general physical and mental state). Rhustox, Brynoia, Colchium are some of the commonly used acute medicines. As per Unani medicine, proper balance of - air, food & drink; body movement & rest; mental work & rest; sleep & wakefulness; retention & evacuation - can avoid development of Arthritis. As per Unani medicine birds meat, fish and fasting are beneficial in the treatment of arthritis.

  • Lepam - Application of herbal paste.

  • Abhyangam - Oil massage.

  • Udgharshanam - Rubdown with herbal powder.

  • Udvarthanam - Oil therapy preceded by rubbing with herbal powder.

  • Kizhi - Application of warm herbal compress.

  • Janu vasthy - Retention of oil on knees.

  • Pizhichil - Drizzling of medicated oil from a particular height.

  • Upanaham - Poultice or bandages.

  • Virechanam - Purgation or laxative therapy.

  • Vasthy - Enema therapy.

  • Hijama (Wet cupping) and Dry cupping

Osteoarthritis  

Wear-and-tear damage to cartilage can result in bone grinding directly on bone, which causes pain and restricted movements. Knees are common sites.

Rheumatoid arthritis  

The bodys immune system wrongly attacks joints and inflame the joint membrane. The disease can eventually destroy cartilage and bone within the joint.

  • Favor: fibre rich food, horse gram, garlic, fenugreek, bitter gourd, greens, soya beans, tomato, radish, Regular exercise etc.

  • Reduce: Butter, oils, dalda, fried food, ice creams, bakery items, mutton, egg yolk, tubers, groundnuts and alcohol.

Gout  

Occurs when high level of uric acid accumulates in your joint as urate crystals causing sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness in joints, often on the big toe. Once thought of as a rich mans disease is making a comeback due to the increased intake of foods like liver, sardines, sweetbreads, meats, shell fishes, mushrooms, alcohol etc.

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