Janubasti is a specialised upkarma of panchakarma treatment used for strengthening of the knee muscles & the architecture of the knee & also to improve the functioning of the knee joint.
Janubasti is done by fixing a mould on the knee joint with the help of kneaded black gram dough. This is filled with either medicated oil or the medicine prescribed by the physician. It is kept warm or replaced by warm medicines every 5 min, for 40 min. Then the medicine is carefully removed & knee is cleaned.
No specific extra precautions are required other than the instructions for the underlying disease
There are no specific dietary restrictions after Janubasti
1) Reduction in Knee pain
2) Improvement in Movement of the knee Joint
3) Better exercise tolerance.
4) Increased capacity
5) Decreased weakness
6) Reduction in the swelling of the Knee
Janubasti is simple yet a very potent treatment. One must take care that the medicines used are not very hot & should be of tolerable temperature.
Proper preparation & post procedural care is a must & no shortcuts should ever be tried.