Dhanwantaram is a widely used Ayurvedic formula that is highly effective for breathlessness, severe cough, chronic hiccups, giddiness, nausea, antenatal and postpartum care, neurological pain and fatigue.
According to the CDC, osteoarthritis is the 11th cause of disability worldwide. Statistics by the CDC indicate after age 65, as many as 49% of the population will be diagnosed with arthritis with a higher incidence for women.
Caraka Cikitsā Sthāna 28, lists osteoarthritis under Vatavyadhi which are diseases mainly caused by vata dosha.
Wikipedia describes rheumatism as the following.
“Rheumatism or rheumatic disorders are conditions causing chronic, often intermittent pain affecting the joints or connective tissue. Rheumatism does not designate any specific disorder, but covers at least 200 different conditions including arthritis and "non-articular rheumatism", also known as "regional pain syndrome" or "soft tissue rheumatism”.
Managing chronic pain is the number one reason many people visit a medical doctor. Often times the pain is chronic and medical doctors will offer drugs, surgery, and/or physical therapy. A common reality for many people is the pain does not go away and interferes with their daily activities.