Ayurvedic treatments are functional in treating the Arthritis patients. There are many Arthritis cases prevalent in the society, effective treatments for Arthritis are dwindling the numbers of Arthritis patients. There are almost 100 forms of Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis is the common forms of Arthritis. Ayurvedic treatments such as Pizhichil, Sirodhara are effective against Rheumatic Arthritis. Elakizhi is effective against both Rheumatic Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. There are several external therapies such as therapeutic oil massage, Podikizhi or powder bolus massage, Elakizhi or leaf bolus massage, Njavara or rice bolus massage used in treatment for Arthritis
. Other therapies include Lepanam or medicinal paste application, Sneha Vasthi or oil enema and Kashaya Vasthi or decoction enema. There are also medications that are used for treating Arthritis such as Rheumat tablet and Rheumarid tablets. These tablets relieve pain and are ideal for Rheumatic conditions. Rheumat 90 liquid is a formulation effective against Rheumatic conditions, Rheumat Liniment is an external application effective for instant pain relief. There are many Arthritis patients recovering from the prolonged illness using these medications. Many Arthritis patients have found new hope in their lives with the Ayuvedic medications for Arthritis. Arthritis patients from various parts of the globe visit Godís own country seeking treatments for the prolonged illness. Arthritis was considered incurable in the earlier days, most Arthritis patients led dejected lives and had no hope in faring better. Ayurveda has changed the picture and improved the conditions of Arthritis patients. Most of them recover from the prolonged illness with the Ayurvedic therapies. Many Arthritis patients lead normal lives after the recovery from the illness.