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All our activities of day-to-day life like sitting, standing, jumping, running, walking, bending, stretching, etc depends on the integrity and healthy condition of our joints. We cannot even imagine living easily with painful, swollen and stiff joints. There are many diseases which affects at some or the other part of our life. Many of them give pain and distress, others disturb our living. Osteoarthritis is one such chronic degenerative disease which when afflicts the joints makes one feel that life is definitely a curse. It occurs mainly in weight bearing joints or may also affect other joints. In Ayurveda it is considered as sandhigata vata which can be managed by different panchkarma therapies and medications. Physical activity such as yoga along with panchkarma gives joint more stability and helps in fast healing. Hence rehabilitation of both yoga and panchkarma gives a better approach towards osteoarthritis.



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Kaushik, . B. P., Joshi, R., K., S., Bhatkoti , M. ., & Sharma, U. K. (2018). Role of Panchakarma and Yoga in the treatment of Osteoarthiritis. Environment Conservation Journal, 19(3), 149–151.


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