Ayurvedic Treatment For Knee Joint Pain in Kerala

Knee Pain Treatment Packages

Knee joint pain can be aptly called as the ‘household disease’ of any family, as its prevalence is such huge in number.

We have effective Ayurvedic Treatment for Knee Pain in Kerala.

Management of Knee Pain in Ayurveda

In this fast-paced World diseases of any kind whether mild or severe can cause discomfort to day-to-day life.

Joint disorders are very common today mostly affecting middle-aged to old aged persons.

Knee Joint

Knee joint supports the body as well as helps in our daily bodily activities like walking, running, standing etc

It is a strong joint and is a synovial hinge joint made up of three bones namely femur, tibia and patella.

The joint surfaces have synovial cartilage which protects the knee joint along with meniscus-a fibrocartilage.

The joint contains synovial fluid produced by synovial membrane surrounding the joint which helps in lubrication and protection of the joint.

Ligaments like cruciate ligaments support the joint as well.

 

Knee Pain Treatment in Trivandrum Kerala
Let us analyse The Reasons

Reasons for knee joint pain

Knee pain can be due to injuries or conditions affecting any part of knee joint including bones, ligaments, cartilage etc.

It can be localized or involve the whole knee joint. Causes of knee joint pain are diverse in character.

  • Degenerative conditions like Osteoarthritis
  • Damage happened to cartilages
  • Uric acid accumulations and gout
  • Autoimmune conditions which affect joints like Rheumatoid arthritis
  • A traumatic tear of ligaments, meniscus etc.
  • Dislocation of patella
  • Fractures
  • Bone tumors
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Bleeding and inflammation due to rupture of blood vessels as a result of trauma
  • Lack of physical activity or overuse of joint
  • Bad postures
  • Obesity
  • Inflammation of tendons and bursitis
  • Age related conditions

 

symptoms of Knee joint Pain

The most common symptoms of Knee joint pains are 

  • Difficulty in movements like flexion or extension i.e. stretching of the legs
  • Signs of inflammation like redness, increased local temperature, pain and tenderness, swelling of the joint etc.
  • Crunchy noises from the joint while moving
  • The weakness of the joint and leg
  • Stiffness of the joint
  • Inability or difficulty to walk and lift weights
  • Knee instability

Ayurvedic Treatment for Knee Pain

Ayurvedic Treatment in Kerala has unique treatment packages for the treatment of knee joint pain.

‘Janu sandhi shoola’ is the Ayurvedic term for knee joint pain.

It appears in many diseases due to the aggravation of Vata dosha.

Sandhigathavatha is the term for osteoarthritis and Vatashonitha is the term for rheumatoid arthritis.

In all these conditions knee joint pain is mentioned.

As the major factor is vitiation of Vata dosha, the treatment is a general line of treatment of Vatavyadhi or diseases due to Vata dosha.

If inflammatory conditions are there reduction of inflammation is the first step to take.

Local application of medicated powders mixed with sour liquids is used.

Jadamayadi choorna is a commonly used one.

Try to avoid the use of any kind of oils on inflammations as it leads to an increase in the inflammatory condition.

If inflammation is subsided move for local fomentation and oleation procedures.

Internal administration of medicines also needed along with.

Panchakarma therapies can be done according to the severity of the condition.

Preventive measures to avoid or reduce Knee Pain

Knee pain can be due to injuries or conditions affecting any part of knee joint including bones, ligaments, cartilage etc.

It can be localized or involve the whole knee joint. Causes of knee joint pain are diverse in character.

  • Before doing physical activities like sports or heavy works or exercise, try to practice warm-ups. This will improve the blood flow to the joint as well as reduce the stiffness. This in turn reduces the damages and degeneration to the joints in long term.
  • Increased body weight is a factor which gives more strain to the knee joints. This leads to gradual degeneration of the joints and later knees will get damaged because of its inability to support the body. So to overcome overweight or obesity is a must for knee joint health. Weight reduction can be achieved through proper and simple exercises, avoidance of alcohol, smoking etc and following a well-balanced nutrient diet.
  • Try to avoid heavy exercises, lifting heavy weights without proper precautions etc. Choose the exercises according to the strength of the body and always take the necessary precautions to avoid damages. Using knee caps while lifting heavy weights can give some sort of support to the knees
  • If walking through rough terrains old aged people should use supporting sticks. Use footwears and knee caps.
  • Avoid long physical inactivity.
  • Reduce steroid drug usages
  • Practice Yoga postures
  • Reduce the frequency of driving vehicles.
  • Give proper rest to joints after physical works.
  • Proper sleep and healthy diet should be followed.
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