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Osteoarthritis is the most common musculoskeletal disease found in millions of people worldwide. It is caused by the wear and tear of the protective cartilage of the bone. It commonly affects the joints of hip, spine, knees, and hands.
Sandhigatavata is a vatika disease which affects the joints and causes pain, swelling and stiffness. Vata is the main dosha in this disease. Sulapradhana vedana (pain) is the main feature. Sandhisopha (Swelling in joints), Stambha( stiffness) are the other main symptoms. Due to Dhatukshaya( depletion of body tissues) , vataprakopa in the body happens which leads to Osteoarthritis. In India incidence of OA is more then 12% and women are more prone than men.
Diet and regimen which causes the aggravation of vatadosha are the causes of sandhigatavata. This aggravated vata moves all over the body and get lodged in weak dhatus (tissues) and damage that tissue and initiate the process of OA. Hence, a healthy diet and lifestyle suitable to your unique constitution helps in preventing the disease onset.
Usually caused by the wear and tear of the protective cartilege of the bone. It causes changes in the bone structure and deterioration of the connective tissues.
It is a degenerative disease which worsens when age progress. Symptoms becomes severe and affects the day-to-day activities.
Comprehensive management of OA includes combination of Bahyachikitsa (External treatments) and Abhyantharachikitsa( Internal medicines). Abhyantharachikitsa includes internal medications like ghrita, kashaya, choornas, gulikas, etc and Bahyachikitsa includes Abhyanga, Swedana, Seka, Vasti, Virechana, etc.
AyurVAID has pioneered evidence based, award winning Precision Ayurveda based protocols for Osteoarthritis treatment. Following the fundamental principles of Ayurveda, our physicians perform an in-depth assessment of the key symptoms and health factors of each patient to diagnose the root causes around your diet, individual constitution, lifestyle, work pattern and genetic predisposition.
Based on the assessment, we arrive at the optimal ayurveda Osteoarthritis treatment protocol for Samprapti Vikhatan or breaking the etiopathogenesis, considering the extent of disease progression, risk factors ,individual constitution ( Prakriti) and the disease prognosis. This approach bridges the gap between the patient’s individualistic factors and the standard treatment protocols thereby making the therapy effective and safe.
Our whole person centric approach will help you regain your happiest and healthiest state of life.Our rehabilitation specialists will also give you advice on ergonomics, nutrition, and lifestyle changes to help you better manage Osteoarthritis.
Patient centricity is at the core of AyurVAID approach, and we have been widely recognized for our breakthrough approach. Some of them include:
The AyurVAID protocol is based on the simple premise that the Physician must diagnose and treat only based on sufficient evidence. This evidence should be ‘patient or rogi based’ in addition to being ‘disease or roga based’ in accordance with the fundamental principles of Ayurveda.