What is Janu Basti (Knee)?
Janu Basti is one of the most popular and effective Ayurvedic therapies for acute or chronic knee pain. In other words, it is pain relieving therapy conducted for curing knee pain. Chikittsa Wellness Thane, one of the leading Health care companies highlights that it is best healing treatment for all kind of problems and stiffness associated with knee pain. It offers the best cure for the knee pain related to osteoarthritis and other related painful conditions.
The knee joint is called Janu Sandhi in Sanskrit; hence the name Janu Basti is given to the proceduredone on knee joints. In this the knee joint is bathed with warm medicated oil or freshly prepared herbal decoction. Depending on the condition it can be practiced over both the knee joints or on one knee joint. Knee joints are considered as sandhi Marma in Ayurveda (joint type of vital areas) which measure about three fingers (three anguli pramana).So the janu vasti is specialized knee therapy or massage which rejuvenate the janu marma.