Ayurveda Has Modern Interface In Regards To Joint Pains

Ayurveda Has Modern Interface In Regards To Joint Pains


Well, a comprehensive therapeutic approach used in Ayurveda and modern medicine to treat arthritis has been studied in various trials.

The concise summary of various trials allowed us to validate standardized Ayurvedic oils to treat joint pains along with medicine protocol.

Mechanism of action: in regards to Ayurveda pain relief for painful, swollen joints is produced by local application of plant extracts.

For example Semecarpus Anacardium or Marking Nut:  responsible to produce chemical cauterization

Most commonly in females belonging to the perimenopausal age group joint pains are observed. This often leads to poor quality of life.

To relief symptomatically the patient is provided by:

1. analgesics (paracetamol/tramadol)

2. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen, diclofenac, and celecoxib.

NSAIDs along with beneficial symptomatic treatment alleviate joint swelling.

Every coin has two sides at the same time Side effects of NSAIDs can’t be ignored. It can cause deleterious effects in the:-

1. gastrointestinal (esp. ulcer)

2. renal system

3. cardiovascular systems

Besides #NSAIDS,# Oral steroids are potent anti-inflammatory agents and are known to be used with great caution and discretion.

Steroids are notoriously known to cause toxicity independent of the dosage and administration pathway.

Discussion:  Joint pain is referred to under a group of diseases that has no cure for lifelong insight and thus continues to be a formidable challenge. Traditionally Ayurvedic medicines are known to be safe and undoubtedly is craved for relief as it is natural and safe.

On the contrary modern medicine is harmful as it has certain side effects which are deeply embedded perceptions and need to be used with caution taking into consideration the indications and contraindications.

Conclusion: Where the role of allopathic medication cannot be denied the concept of “Rasayana” in Ayurvedic medicines for immune modulation and healing in difficult-to-treat disorders such as osteoarthritis, joint-pain is also unavoidable.

Thus it is well accepted with justifiable facts that Ayurveda oils aid in improving medical care in conditions like joint pain with or without pain killer medicines.