Introduction of Ishtika sweda :
- The term Ishtika Sweda has 2 terms –Ishtika – means brick & Sweda – means sweat (sweat inducing therapy)
- Thus Ishtika Sweda means a treatment done by using brick / bricks so as to induce sweating in the parts of the body afflicted by pain and stiffness.
Indications of Ishtika sweda :
- Ishtika Sweda is used mainly to provide relief from pain, inflammation, swelling and stiffness (catch) associated with heel pain.
- Calcaneal spur
- Palmar fasciitis
- Retro calcaneal bursitis
- Achilles tendonitis
- Tarsal tunnel syndrome