Joint Pain

According to Ayurveda most Joint pains are caused by the aggravation of vata dosha.

And accumulation of ama in the joints , results in joint Pains.


  1. Severe pain in the affected joints.
  2. The tissues in and around the joints become inflamed and movement of the joint becomes extremely painful.
  3. Immense pain & stiffness in affected muscles, specially stiffness and pain (i.e., fingers, wrists, elbows, knees, ankles) in the morning.
  4. Severe, throbbing and cutting pain that is variable and migrating.
  5. Burning sensation with redness and inflammation.
  6. Itching, swelling or loss of movement and edema without inflammation the joints

Keraleeya therapies:-

  1. Uthsaadana – Gentle applications of the powders over the back and the legs. Helps in stimulating the dermatomes and has got a good nervine activity.
  2. Patra pinda swedana
  3. Choorna pinda swedana –
  4. Udwartana –
  5. Dhanyamladhara
  6. Kati basthi, Greeva basthi & Prushta basthi
  7. Picchu
  8. Pizhichil
  9. Navarakizhi
  10. Patti Vestana –

Panchakarma therapies:-

  1. These include a package of invasive therapies which help in instant removal of the toxins from the body and rejuvenate the system.
  2. Nasya –
  3. Virechana –
  4. Matra basthi
  5. Yoga basthi/ Kala basthi / Karma basthi –

Root Causes:-

  • Joint injury
  • Joint strain
  • Joint sprain
  • Previous joint injury
  • Infections - many infections cause aching joints and aching muscles
  • Viral infection
  • Common cold
  • Flu
  • Bacterial infection

Life Style:-

  1. Meat diet,foods such as ice cream,to much concentrated dairy such as aged cheese or goods of sour cream or cheese with your meals,
  2. Cold foods especially during cold weather which weaken the digestion,.
  3. Heavy cakes, pastries and candies,
  4. Packaged and processed foods with little fiber are the main dietary causes.
  5. Gas producing vegetables and legumes also create more internal air which moves the toxins to different parts also the condition.
  6. Alcolism.
  7. Saditanary mode of life style.
  8. Psychological factor.

Diet:– The food should be properly taken which is instantly prepared and served warm, which is always static, which digests easily.
One should not indulge in too much of cold, like drinking chilled water, washing
with cold water, eating cold food are strictly prohibited
Food should be properly chewed and ingested into the food tube.
Should not have food too late.

Life style:-

  1. One should regularly adopt the yogasanas, or indulge in exercises like joint rotations, stretches and work outs.
  2. 2. One should keep changing the postures when at work.
  3. 3. Should not stand or sit for longer durations which may lead to the stiffness of the muscle which may trigger any time in the future according to the severity.
  4. 4. Ergonomics are the rules and regulations to be followed by an individual to keep the postural pains to any chronic back pain at bay.

Yogasanas which help in strengthening the joint:-

  1. Bhujangaasana
  2. Pavana mukthasana
  3. Navakaasana
  4. Dhanuraasana
  5. Shalabhaasana
  6. Parvathaasana