VATA VYADHI / ARTHRITIS
VATA VYADHI S are cluster of ailments caused due to vitiated vataja dosha . Among commonest are sandhigata vata (osteo arthritis) , amavata(rheumatoid arthritis) , vata rakta(gouty arthritis) etc . Arthritis is the swelling and tenderness of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, which typically worsen with age.
1.SANDHIGATA VATA (Osteoarthritis) – this is mainly a degenerative change , age related wherein cartilage degenerates , inducing articulating ends of bones of affected joint to get wear and tear . Patient experiences joint stiffness , restricts movements and pain .
2.AMAVATA – Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease in which the immune system attacks the joints, beginning with the lining of joints. Patient experiences swelling in affected joints associated with severe pain , decreased metabolism , dependency , heaviness all over body .Often associated with rheumatic fever . In advance case also permanent deformity of joints are noted like button hole deformity or swan neck deformity .
3. VATA RAKTA – Gouty arthritis – Uric acid crystals, which form when there’s too much uric acid in your blood, can cause gout. Mainly presented with swelling in big toe and pain in heels .
4. Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that, over time, can cause some of the small bones in your spine (vertebrae) to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply.
5. Infections or underlying disease, such as PSORIASIS or lupus, can cause other types of arthritis.
Ayurvedic principles aim in treating the disease with root cause . Hence our Team at Vedam , are expertised in treating these set of disorders by classical traditional approach .
The techniques and modality of treatment is targeted to not only subside the disease but also improve the quality of life by making one independent .