Nearly 80% of the population between 55-65 years is troubled by diseases of the knee. Being one of major weight bearing joints, wear and tear of the knees is also widely experienced. The most common ailment is Osteo-arthritis (OA). The management of any disease of the Knee is unique in Ayurveda. One of the most effective treatment in relieving the pain and rejuvenating the joint is JANU BASTI. A procedure which involves warm herbal oil stagnated over the affected Knee for 30-40 minutes followed by a skillful massage and fomentation. The benefits received are: pain relief, relaxation of muscles, increase in circulation in the area, lubrication of the joint, improvement in mobility and flexibility. JANU BASTI is also indicated as preventive care in people who are at risk and may be used along with any conventional treatment.
Janu (Knee) Basti
- Ideally 5 applications are recommended for the treatment of conditions such as sprains, ligament tear, osteo-arthritis, post surgical distress, age related degeneration and sport injuries.