The knee joint is one of the most crucial joints in the human body which is imperative for carrying out all our day-to-day activities. Thus, it is important to ensure that it is in perfect condition. As a matter of fact, there are a number of factors which cause pain and stiffness in the knees. Some of the major causes for knee pain include
- Inflammation in joints
- Degeneration due to over usage of joints
- Aging Factor
They often lead to the problems like stiffness, swelling, burning sensation, click sounds and limitation of movements.
It is most effective treatment for the pain in the knee joints especially when the pain has come up due to Osteoarthritis. This relives the stress in the knees and eases the movement of joints. It regulates the synovial fluid in the joints, which is necessary for proper lubrication and movement of the joints. The treatment also strengthens the knee joint by improving blood circulation.
Process of Janu Vasthi :
- In this process the 'well' is made around the knee.
- The well is made of fine grinded black gram .
- This well is immersed with hot oil and this oil is retained in well for certain duration.
- And when oil starts cooling down its replaced with hot oil again .
- This process is carried on for almost half hour and relived the pain condition.
Benefits of Janu Vasthi:
- Relieving the pain in the knee joints
- Reduces the stiffness in the knee joint
- Keeps a check on the swelling and inflammation in the knee joint
- Helps in improving the movements of the knee joints
- Makes the knee joints stronger
- Helps in improving the blood supply to the knee joints
- Makes you resume the day to day activities