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The bones called as Asthi in Ayurveda are considered as the seat of Vata( Air element) hence conditions such as arthritis is most commonly seen in elderly people due to predominance of Vata during old age. However, things have changed in the recent past bone related disorders are affecting children, adults and elderly alike. The contributing factors include- Genetics/Hereditary causes, Nutritional Deficiencies, Sedentary lifestyle, Unhealthy dietary habits and Stress. Most commonly seen conditions are- Cervical Spondylitis/ Spondolysis, Sciatica, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Infective Arthritis, Viral Arthritis, Disc prolapse, Joints pain post fever, Osteoporosis, Osteopenia, Ankylosing Spondylitis etc.

Here at Sri Narayani Holistic centre the treatment is customized based on the severity of the disease and the root cause of the issue. Following therapies help address the issues effectively

Shodhana Chikitsa

  • icon Basti/Vasti Karma- Medicated Oil/Ghee/ Decoction is administered through Rectal route
  • icon Raktamokshana- Localized leech therapy to reduce the inflammation in the joints
  • icon Virechana- Purgation therapy- Medications given to expel vitiated doshas through Purgation

Shamana Chikitsa

  • icon External Therapies such as - Choorna Pinda Sweda( Medicated powder tied in cloth to make bolus and fomentation given) Valuka Sweda( Sand tied in cloth to make bolus and fomentation given), Lepa( Medicated paste applied on affected parts), Abhyanga( Body massage), Taila Dhara(Pizhichil)- Medicated oil poured on the body / Medicated Decoction dhara, SSPS- Swastika Shali Pinda sweda( Medicated rice cooked in herbs) and fomentation given, Elakizhi( Patra pinda sweda- medicinal herbs tied in cloth and fomentation given), Janu Basti/ Kati Basti/ Greeva Basti/Prista Basti( warm medicated oil allowed to stay in the Knee joints/ Neck/ Low back/ complete spine), Jambeera Pinda Sweda( Fomentation with lemon mixed with herbs), Pichu( cotton dipped in medicated oil and applied on affected parts and allowed to stay for stipulated time)

Conditions treated

Knee pain

Back pain

Pain in Neck

All kinds of arthritis


Low Bone density



Reduces pain and Inflammation


Reduces swelling


Improves flexibility


Improves mobility


Reduces weakness/fatigue


Improves muscle tone


Strengthens Musculoskeletal system