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Knee Pain: Ayurvedic Treatment, Facts, & Management Tips

Knee pain is a common joint problem and ranges from mild, moderate to aggravated cases. It is caused by a number of conditions, but notably, it is a degenerative condition prevalent in ageing adults.
In other cases, knee pain can arise from medical complications and will definitely affect the quality of your life.

Common Causes of Knee Pain You Should Know
The commonest and general causes of knee pain can precisely be detailed as;

  • Degeneration
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Injury (accidents)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Infection
  • Arthritis
  • Dislocation of the kneecap
  • Bone chips
  • Obesity
  • A sedentary lifestyle among others.

Symptoms of a Diseased Knee Pain Apart From Pain Itself
A painful knee can at times be taken for granted, but patients ought to understand that knee pain tends to be a progressive condition. This is generally influenced by the trigger. Symptoms of knee pain/conditions include;

  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Immobility
  • Stiffness
  • Effusion
  • Tenderness

 

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How Is Knee Pain Ayurvedically Treated?

Knee pain is Ayurvedically treated with a number of natural herbs, enriched with nature’s powerful healing properties.

Herbs
The commonest herbs used to treat knee pain include; Ashwagandha, Turmeric, Ginger, Triphala, and Shatavari.

Massage
Massaging the affected knee is one of the best treatment approaches for knee pain. Castor oil among other oil types can effectively stop knee pain and one’s chances for a surgery.

Exercise & Yoga
Knee exercises play a vital role in strengthening the knee joints. Similarly, there are different Yoga exercises that can help eliminate knee pain. The best exercising approaches are prescribed depending on a patient’s condition.

Management Tips

  • Exercises as recommended
  • Take in a lot of water
  • Lifestyle changes

The Success Rate of Treating Knee Pain With Ayurveda

Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the common issues that cause knee pain in aging individuals. This type of arthritis is known as ‘Sandhi Vata’ in Ayurveda and it arises when the cartilage in the knee erodes away.

Treating knee pain Ayurvedically is associated with various benefits that even include safety. Millions of people in India have confirmed how Ayurveda is effective in providing long lasting relief from knee pain.

While treating knee pain Ayurvedically, Rasayana and several plants extracted medicines are used. The Ayurvedic medicinal plants consist of anti-lipogenesis, an anabolic effect, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antiosteoporosis. In addition, these medicinal plants have soft tissue healing, anti-oxidative stress, immune-modulation that prevent the disease from progressing.
While utilizing these medicines, Ayurveda doctors accompany these with several treatment approaches such as;

  • Dietary changes
  • Yoga
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Purification measures
  • Supplements among others.

According to a study, Ayurveda treatment outcomes for knee pain are better than the popular conventional treatment approach. In fact, patients report substantial results within a few weeks of treatment.

At Dr. Sharda Medilife Ayurveda hospital, knee pain treatment has a success rate of 94%. The efficacy of our treatments is even increased in case you consult our Ayurvedic doctor once you notice several knee issues such as pain, swelling, redness, and stiffness.

FAQ

When can I choose Ayurveda for my knee pain?
Ayurveda can give you great relief from your knee pain, stiffness or swelling but if you are having mild problem then according to advice of your orthopedic you can take some therapies and exercises to get relief but in case of moderate or severe knee pain you must seek for permanent solution that can only be given by Ayurveda

How long I have to take Ayurvedic treatment?
Well, duration of the treatment totally depends on the extent of problem but in just 7 days after starting treatment you can notice some relief otherwise it can be approximately course of 3 or more months depending on your problem.

Is it safe for me?
As Ayurveda is the combination of internal and external treatment and known as traditional and natural healing system of India so you can rely on it for best treatments as the herbal medicines are chemical free so do not have side effects for you.

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