Arthritis or joint pain is a condition associated with the degenerating joints. Everyday wear and tear, nutritional deficiency and excess weight are the major causes of joint degeneration. When joint cartilage wears away, a bone rubs against another bone causing tearing pain. The degeneration is mainly when the Hyaline cartilage which causes the joints to move undergoes progressive degeneration. Naturopathy treatment for arthritis involves several non-invasive and natural healing techniques.

Symptoms of Arthritis

Arthiritis is very common in people in their 50s and 60s. It can be caused by trauma, joint overuse, infections and other factors as well. Some of the initial symptoms of arthritis are

  • pain and swelling in the joints
  • morning stiffness leading to restricted mobility
  • and joint noise (crepitus) when moving.

Arthritis can affect all joints right from fingers to shoulders, spine, knees and hips. It affects joints only on one side.

However joint degeneration could be arrested with the right and timely treatment at the onset of the disease. Heat and cold treatments, and joint protection devices and right nutrition with proper rest plays an important role.

Naturopathy Treatment for Arthritis includes:

Weight loss

One of the best remedy recommended is to maintain a healthy body weight and losing weight if necessary. It can be a challenge but every extra pound that one sheds off means less weight on the knees.


It is a misconception that people with arthritis should shy away from exercise because it would make arthritis worse. The controlled physical movement and specific exercise is highly recommended for people with arthritis, whether it be a simple walk in the evening or swimming a few laps to keep in shape. These low intensity exercises keep the blood circulation active and a person fit. It is a vicious cycle because of pain people don’t exercise and because there is no movement the situation worsens. So guided exercise, physio-therapy and yoga is recommended.


A light massage of medicated ayurvedic herbal oil is very effective, especially after application of moderate and bearable heat bags. Massage eases the joint movements and is a great relaxant and patients are able to perform physical movements with ease.

Hot and cold Compress

Hot and cold compress treatment is recommended by doctors to reduce joint pain. A heat compress relaxes the muscle and stimulates blood flow. In heat therapy a moderately hot moist heating pad or a warm damp towel is used.

Hot compress relaxes the muscles and stimulates blood flow. Another very easy way of heat therapy is to stand under a warm water shower and let the warm water hit the painful joints, this also eases pain. Lying down in hot tubs relaxes the stiff muscles.

Cold compress or ice pack applied to the affected are or the flared up joint reduces inflammation and pain.

Warm water with fresh lime

Warm water with fresh lime is recommended on empty stomach in the morning as it flushes out toxins from the body and eases bowel movement.


Naturopathy believes that all disease is borne out of stress, and meditation is an effective tool for calming the mind. Meditation effectively lowers stress levels, eases tension and develops a positive attitude.

Physiotherapy is a major part of arthritis treatment at Jagadguru Naturopathy Hospital, Odisha. Expert physiotherapist have achieved successful results with a combination of all the available naturopathy treatments. Stay tuned for specific diet for arthritis patients.

Contact Jagadguru Kripalu Yoga and Naturopathy Hospital for chronic ailments.


  1. Amogh Jakhadi 02/10/2018 at 8:26 am - Reply

    Common myths on arthritis, have been clarified with facts. Very informative. Thank you.

  2. Pranita Mathur 16/10/2018 at 1:33 pm - Reply

    Arthritis is a common problem with many people, it is good to know that naturopathy has drugless treatment for it. Thank you for such an informative post. 

  3. Sushanta Kumar Mohanty 16/10/2018 at 2:04 pm - Reply

    Due to today’s lifestyle most people above the age of 40 will have Arthritis, which is very painful. Pain killers have long term side effects, naturopathy is a good option.

  4. Sabita Satapathy 06/02/2019 at 5:02 am - Reply

    Mostly now many people suffer from arthritis in a very less age.By changing our food habits and performing exercises regularly and taking naturopathic treatment will help us to cure the disease. Radhey Radhey Swamiji

  5. Vinit panchal 01/04/2019 at 4:00 am - Reply

    Hot and cold Compress method always work in the knee pain and back pain but sometimes you have to hold for long or didn’t work and similar things can be said for the other home remedies.

  6. For any disease naturopathy is best,as it provide natural way of healing body. Arthritis is becoming common problem for a person above 30 age.

  7. Lata Aswani 13/08/2019 at 3:15 pm - Reply

    Rheumatoid arthritis suffering. Long time and being treatment allopathic.

    • Admin 26/08/2019 at 7:08 pm - Reply

      Please contact the doctors’ at JK Yoga & Naturopathy Hospital, they will advise you further. Thank you.
      Phone +91 8249882301

  8. Yogi Sanjib 15/12/2019 at 8:46 pm - Reply

    Thanks for naturopathy treatment, bhagbat seva

  9. SAMIRAN KARAN 18/02/2020 at 6:31 am - Reply

    I am suffering from Arthritis or Joint pain for four to five years . I need your help , Please give me information about your procedure
    Thanking you.

    • Admin 26/02/2020 at 9:33 am - Reply

      Dear Sir/ Madam,

      Please contact our doctors on +91 8249882301 they will guide you further.
      Thank you.

  10. SAMIRAN KARAN 18/02/2020 at 6:34 am - Reply

    Sir, please give me the procedure to get appointment or get information about the treatment of joint pain.

  11. Colin Carr 14/03/2020 at 6:20 am - Reply

    As you share the information about the treatment of a arthrities with the help of naturopathy is really very helpful. Your post is full of information related with naturopath. From your post I came to know more about the benefits of the Naturopath. Keep posting these type of post related with naturopath.

  12. Jackson Gilbert 25/06/2020 at 11:13 am - Reply

    Thank you for the great description of your treatment. A lot of people are suffering from this issue along with this treatment would you tell me which food should be avoided by arthritis patients.

  13. Sushree Sangita Sarangi 06/10/2020 at 4:26 pm - Reply

    Thanks for posting the natural healing technique to treat arthritis which a very common problem in aged people.

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