Introduction of Jaanu basti :
Janu Vasti means a treatment in which medicated oils are poured and pooled for a fixed duration of time in a compartment or a cabin constructed around the knee joint / joints using wet flour of black gram.
"Janu-Basti" consists of two words i.e.,
where jaanu means – knee joint. Vasti – means to hold (compartment which holds) to reside, to retain.
Indications of Jaanu basti :
- Osteo arthritis of knee joint
- Iliotibial band syndrome
- Patello femoral pain syndrome
- Ligamental injury
- Menisci tear
- Knee sprain
- Arthrosis of knee joints.