Degenerative diseases is the result of continuous process based on degenerative cell change affecting the tissues and organ which will be increasingly deteriorate by the time. Degenerative diseases are often contrasted with infectious diseases.
Ayurvedic treatments for Degenerative Diseases :
- Basti – Basti karma concentrates on the elimination of the loosened vata dosha out through the rectum. The treatment involves the introduction of medicinal substances, such as, herbal oils and decoctions in a liquid medium, into the rectum of the person.
- Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda – Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda is very good treatment modality in chronic Vata diseases.
- Abhyanga – Abhyanga is a form of Ayurvedic medicine that involves massage of the body with large amounts of warm oil. The oil is often pre-medicated with herbs for specific conditions. Abhyanga can be done as part of the steps of panchakarma therapy, especially in the first stage: Purva Karma (pre-treatment.
- Patra Pinda Sweda – Patra Pinda Sweda is a simple and effective therapy in the management of uncomplicated back pain severe. Patra means leaves of medicinal plants. Pinda means a bolus. Sweda means Fomentation or sudation.