Category Archives: Joint Care

  • Ayurvedic Dietary Rules -3

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    In the last blog we started with the Aharvidhi vidhaan, where we discussed about the first dietary rule Ushnam ashniyat, now we shall know more about the second rule – 2. Snigdham Ashniyat –  Now we all know ashniyat means to eat, we shall know what exactly snigdha means. A generalized translation of the word ‘snigdha’, may mean oily, (I can notice most of yours eyebrow raised by the word ‘Oily’, and the immediate pop ups into the mind – weight gain, cholestrol, acidity, and lot more). As mentioned, that would be a mere translation. The word ‘snigdha’ in Ayurveda has various shades – it explains moistness of the food, food texture and quality which will please the body and mind, definitely it also specifies use of oil or ghee in desired proportion which shall provide the necessary lubrication to the body internally and externally, and not the food – deep fried in oil or ghee. Benefits of Snigdha Bhojan (food) – Food with proportionate use of oil, ghee or water, provides proper texture and taste to
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  • Sciatica

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    Sciatica or Gridhrasi is a severe painful condition affecting the posterior aspect of one or both the lower limbs. The pain radiates along the path of sciatic nerve which has its origin at the back of the pelvis from the lumbosacral vertebrae. This excruciating pain originates in lower back, hip, thigh, calf muscles and ends up in the toe. The pain is the result of either compression of the nerve due to any reason like stenosis of spinal canal, accidental injury, fall, degenerative changes in the intervertebral disc, slipped disc – in which the disc buldge – exerts pressure on the nerve root involving sciatic nerve OR inflammation of muscles of the supporting tissues of the sciatic nerves of the leg. At times  the pregnancy bump also exerts the pressure on the spine resulting in compression of the sciatic nerve and exaggerated pain in the lower limb. The pain may express in various ways like a simple tingling in the leg , burning or numbness in the leg to throbbing and excruciating pain during few
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  • Arthritis And Ayurveda

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    Our body is a machine, joined with various types of joints, like hinge joints at elbows and knees, ball and socket joint at shoulders and hip joint,etc. These joint are classified differently on the basis of its structure, function and anatomy. Irrespective of all these details, we know that any machine needs maintenance, to keep it working. so does our body; but do we really take care of this God gifted machine? or just toil it as per our convenience. Here, in this article we’ll take a brief insight of Joint disorders and how to keep them in best of their health. For a joint to be strong, it is not only the joint which needs to be taken care of, but also the bones involved in the joint, the surrounding muscles, cartilages, and the lubricant (synovial fluid) which facilitates the movement of the joint. Ayurveda explains that any joint disorder or pain in joints is the result of aggravated vata dosha. Joint disorder involving inflammation of one or more joints together is termed as Arthritis
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