Pains of bone and joints have been dealt as a major subject in Ayurveda. The inflammation of joints can be effectively reduced with ayurvedic preparations and treatment. Vitiated ' VATA' is the major cause for pain in bones and joints.
According to texts of ayurveda asthis or bones are formed from the nutrients supplied by medha dhatu through asthivaha srothas. The nutrients in medha dhatu which is meant to nourish asthi dhatu are processed in asthivaha srothas by dhatwagnis.
Back pain is the most common complaint among adults under 45. Back pain brings their activities to a complete halt and intervenes in the progress of their career. Researchers say that it is really a challenge to a physician to find out the true cause of back pain.