When it comes to managing knee pain, major doubts will be
- Degenerative knee(Osteoarthritis)
- Meniscal tear, Ligament injury(Trauma/sports)
- Rheumatoid arthritis(Inflammatory/Autoimmune)
These are some of the major causes of around 75% of knee pain. Almost all conditions are associated with a broad spectrum of the above-mentioned pathologies.
When you complain about knee pain, some of the major points to be noted
- Other ailments
In most of the adult cases, the pain starts with mild aches, and then the pain gradually worsens. In some cases the sudden onset of severe pain even without any injury.
In old age difficulty in getting up from the chair, toilet, climbing stairs, etc. will be there. The above can be progressive and sometimes if the patient is not overweight symptoms can be accommodative for years.
In children, knee pain can show up in juvenile arthritis, growing epiphysis, overuse, etc.
According to Ayurveda, this condition comes under` Sandhigata Vata’ –pain associated with joints. Pathologies associated are due to the same as mentioned earlier.
The major difference in Ayurvedic management of knee disorders at Vaidhyamana are
- Finding out major and minor causes of your knee pain
- Special treatments for major cause and supportive care for the minor cause.
(E.g.; 50-year-old lady with knee pain associated with redness, swelling, joint stiffness, and the x-ray shows degenerative changes. The symptoms/signs show inflammation.)
- Our treatment/care – Major-inflammation
- Supportive care for joint strengthening using special Ayurvedic procedures and physical therapy will be added.
A strict protocol for more than 6 to 8 hours per day will enable the patient to get back to his or her maximum efficiency within a limited time period. Our protocol contains 3 to 4 sessions of Ayurvedic treatments. We at Vaidhyamana Ayurveda Hospital use specific Ayurveda treatments in Kochi in a step ladder fashion, such as;
- Abhyangam(oil massage)
- Valuka swedam
- Patrapotala swedam
- Jambeera pinda swedam
- Shashtika pinda swedam
- Taila Dhara
- Janu vasti
- Janu Pichu
In this way, we enable pain-free mobility. Please visit Vaidhyamana Hospital for the best ayurvedic Knee treatment in Kochi, Kerala.