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Healing Tools Against Osteoarthritis

Healing Tools Against Osteoarthritis

by Janet Shivani Chase July 08, 2021

In Ayurveda, osteoarthritis is referred to as Sandhigata vata. Excess vata, along with the accumulation of toxins, eventually weakens and degrades the joints and causes the destruction of cartilage and the reduction of synovial fluid, which leads to erosion of the bones as they rub together. Excess vata is also responsible for the development of osteoarthritis bone spurs which may cause pain, swelling and inflammation. Symptoms include joint pain and stiffness, crackling noises when you move, localized tenderness, swelling and inflammation.

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Arthritic Joint Pain - The Two Types

Arthritic Joint Pain - The Two Types

by Kottakkal Support June 15, 2021

Amavata is a painful condition explained by Ayurveda that is like Rheumatoid Arthritis. Amavata initially manifests as a gut disorder with symptoms of indigestion and loss of appetite. As the condition persists it encroaches all the tissues, bones, muscles, joints, and multiple organs which results in a complex of symptoms.

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A Unique Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis

A Unique Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis

by Kottakkal Support March 11, 2021

Ayurveda is familiar with rheumatoid arthritis and offers a unique approach toward healing. Ayurveda sees the root cause as improper digestion, which begins as indigestion, reduced appetite, and inflammation. The improperly digested foods produce toxins which build up and spread beyond the digestive system to all areas of the body. Once these toxins, which Ayurveda calls amavata, reaches the small joints of the hands and feet, the condition becomes especially difficult to manage.

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Balance Vata to Relieve Neck Pain

Balance Vata to Relieve Neck Pain

by Kottakkal Support February 18, 2021

Neck pain—we’ve probably all experienced it at some point. Strained muscles stemming from poor posture or awkward sleeping positions often cause it.

These issues are called cervical osteoarthritis (degeneration) or cervical spondylitis (inflammation). Ayurveda has a similar condition called greeva graham, which is described as neck stiffness, inflammation and pain.

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Heal Your Low Back Pain With Ayurveda

Heal Your Low Back Pain With Ayurveda

by Kottakkal Support February 11, 2021

We depend on our backs for the most basic daily functions: standing, sitting, bending, and walking. Our backs are, quite literally, the backbone of our existence. A complex web of bones, discs, nerves, fibers, ligaments, muscles and blood vessels forms it. The nerves send signals to the brain and the rest of the body. So, the back is the keeper of mind-body integrity.

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Dhanwantaram Products

Dhanwantaram Products

by Kottakkal Support January 02, 2021

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. 

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OSTEOARTHRITIS

OSTEOARTHRITIS

by Kottakkal Support July 12, 2020

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. 

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RELIEVE YOUR PAIN

RELIEVE YOUR PAIN

by Kottakkal Support December 29, 2019

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.

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