Knee pain can have many causes. The knees are large joints with subject to heavy loads to the joint’s bone and cartilage and part of membranes, menisci, ligaments and viscous bags. Around the knee joint, there are many tendons and muscles. All these structures can give rise to pain in knee.
Ayurvedic treatments for knee joint pain :
- Janu Basti – Janu Vasti (Janu Basti) is the most popular Ayurvedic therapies. It gives a magical relief from the pain and stiffness associated with knee pain.
- Padabhyanga – Padabhyanga means foot massage with medicated oils. It is an Ayurvedic therapy which can be done as an integral part of the Abhyanga.
- 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.