Highlights of disease
Characterised by pain, redness, stiffness and swelling at joint region, Rheumatoid Arthritis is mainly seen at small joints, knee joint, shoulders and neck. It is an inflammatory condition.
According to Ayurveda, this occurs due to dominance of Aama Dosha and Vaata Dosha, hence termed as Aamvaata.
Ayurvedic medications are advised after understanding the case in detail.
Snehana should be avoided in such cases. Swedana, Pinda Sweda, Patrapottali, Jalaukavacharan, Agnikarma, Lepana, Virechana are some key Panchakarma treatments which may be performed as per necessicity under strict medical supervision.
- Avoid having diet that increases Vaata Dosha like Curd, Sprouts, Bakery Products, Fermented foods etc. Also, digestion should be proper. Do regular exercise. Physiotherapy is also helpful in such cases.