Ayurvedic treatment for Shoulder Pain

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SHOULDER PAIN AYURVEDIC TREATMENT

Ayurveda plays a significant role in managing pain in the shoulder joint through a combination of corrective Ahar (diet), Vihar (exercise) and Aushadhi (Medicines) regime.2,5,6

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

A Vata balancing diet is recommended in joint pain related conditions. These include:2,5

  • Grains: Rice, cooked oatmeal, whole wheat and whole grain breads (toasted)
  • Pulses: Yellow split mung beans (green skin removed), whole mung beans, red lentils and tofu
  • Vegetables: : Zucchini, asparagus, carrot, beets, sweet potatoes, cucumber, lady finger, parsley, green peas, fennel, spinach in small amounts and cooked coconut. All should be cooked well so they are soft.
  • Spices: Cumin, ginger, mustard seeds, ajwain, celery seeds, fenugreek, coriander, bay leaves, basil, saffron, hing (asafoetida), cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, anise, fennel, black pepper (in small amounts)
  • Fruits: All ripe, sweet, and juicy fruits. Sweet grapes, banana, melons, plums, cherries, mango, papaya, pomegranate, sweet pineapples, raisins, sweet oranges, dates and figs, avocado, apples and pears.
  • Oils: Ghee or organic olive oil
  • Sweeteners: Honey, jaggery, date sugar

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

Exercises that directly or indirectly influence the shoulder are considered good for managing this kind of pain: 2,6(Yoga should practised under guidance)

Baddha Padmasana (Locked Lotus pose) Akarna Dhanurasana (bow and arrow pose)

 

 

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