Janu Vasti is one of the key therapeutic therapy of Panchakarma treatment. The word Janu states to knees and Vasti stands for container or maintaining something inside essentially the ayurvedic medicated oil. This therapy is done to strengthen the knee architecture i.e. muscles, joints and to give the strength to the functions of the knee joint thereby preventing it from further degenerative changes of joint bones.
Janu Vasti Procedure
The patient is laid down in a comfortable position on the massage table. The wall will be made on one or both knees with kneaded black gram dough of required height. Specific Ayurvedic oil of specific temperature is poured inside the prepared wall and retained for about 45-60minutes. The oil temperature will be maintained throughout the process. At the end of the procedure, a gentle massage will be given over the knee joint area. The person has to take rest for sometime
Janu Vasti Benefits
1) Beneficial therapy to get relief from knee pain.
2) Help to improve in the movement of knee joints.
3) It helps to reduce swelling over the knee area.
4) It strengthened the muscles & bones and increased weight bearing capacity.
Osteoarthritis, Subluxation of knee joint, Rheumatism, Knee pain, and Ligament Tear
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