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Overview -Knee Pain

Understanding Knee Pain and Osteoporosis

Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. Knee pain may be the result of an injury, such as a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. Medical conditions—including arthritis, gout, and infections—also can cause knee pain.

Osteoporosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Effects

Osteoporosis, often referred to as thinning or porous bones, is a condition where bones gradually degenerate over 8-10 years, leading to an increased risk of unexpected fractures. It’s a silent illness with no initial symptoms. The weakening and brittleness of bones can result in chronic pain and difficulty in performing everyday activities after a fracture occurs.

Osteoporosis in Females

In females, the decrease in estrogen levels during menopause can cause a rapid decline in bone density, leading to the development of osteoporosis.

The Role of Diet and Metabolism in Bone Health

The food we consume converts into different tissues through metabolism. Calcium and vitamin D, crucial for bone health, convert into bone tissue with the help of metabolism. When this process doesn’t function optimally despite adequate calcium and vitamin intake, bones degenerate, leading to osteoporosis.

The Impact of Excessive Vata on Bone Health

Excessive air (Vata) in the body can also contribute to degeneration. Similar to the drying effect of wind in the atmosphere during autumn, excess air in the body can dry out the bones, leading to osteoporosis. Lack of nourishment to the bones and depletion of bone tissues can result in reduced flexibility and ultimately osteoporosis.

Symptoms and Challenges of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis affects the body by causing severe pain and reduced joint flexibility. Activities like standing, sitting, walking, or climbing stairs can become challenging due to excruciating pain in the knee or back joints. Even minor movements or physical exertion can increase the risk of bone injuries or fractures due to bone degeneration.

Types of Osteoporosis

There are two types of osteoporosis:

  1. Type I Osteoporosis: Typically affects women aged 50 to 70 during menopause, leading to increased bone loss primarily in the wrists and spine.
  2. Type II Osteoporosis: Also known as senile osteoporosis, occurs after 70 and is more common in women. It causes thinning of trabecular bone and is associated with hip fractures.

Diagnosis of Osteoporosis

Diagnosis of osteoporosis involves physical examinations, height measurements to check for bone loss, blood or urine tests to identify underlying health conditions causing bone loss, and DEXA scans to measure bone density.

Preventing and Treating Osteoporosis

Preventing osteoporosis involves regular bone density checks, starting from age 40-50, consuming natural calcium sources, maintaining weight, and adopting a healthy lifestyle. Ayurvedic treatment focuses on increasing metabolism, nourishing bones, and balancing excess air in the body to reverse osteoporosis naturally. Treatment combines customized diet, herbal supplements, and detox therapies for long-lasting bone and joint health.

Improving Bone Density Naturally

To improve bone density naturally, a calcium-rich diet is essential, along with sun exposure for vitamin D synthesis. Herbal supplements and detox therapies help nourish bones, improve metabolism, and prevent degeneration without side effects.

Success of Ayurvedic Treatments for Bone and Joint Health

Ayurvedic treatments have successfully helped thousands of people suffering from osteoporosis and osteoarthritis restore bone and joint health, avoiding the need for surgeries.

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Our Knee Pain Specialists

Dr. Vivek Brijbahal Singh

BAMS, M.D. Rachna Sharir, Advanced PGD in Clinical Research

Dr. Supriya Kurane

BAMS, M.S. Surgery

Dr. Datt Bapardekar

BAMS, MD (Panchakarm), Ph.D. scholar in Panchakarm

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