*AIM OF PANCHKARMA*
1) To maintain a healthy body and mind by removing the toxins out of the body (detoxification ).
2) To help the diseased person to recover and rehabilitate in a healthy state.
*TYPES OF PANCHKARMA*
Panchkarma includes following therapies -
1) *PRE-PANCHKARMA THERAPIES -*
Snehana (massage) & Swedana(steam).
2) *MAIN PANCHKARMA THERAPIES -*
PANCH means five the main Panchkarma are five in no. namely-
3) *ALLIED PANCHKARMA THERAPIES-*
Snehana,Tail dhara,Shirodhara, Shirobasti,Griva basti, Kati Basti, Hruda basti, Janu basti,Agnikarma, Marma,etc.
*FOR ATHLETES THESE THERAPIES WILL BE MORE USEFUL-*
They can be divided in three sections-
A) REGULAR USE-
To maintain good physical and psychological conditions an athelets can use this therapies as daily routine-
BENEFITS BY-Improving endurance and stamina.
Improves concentration and focus.
Reduces anxiety, fears, anger,tensions.
Reduces the chances of overuse injuries.
B) IN OFF SEASON-
According to the body type and climatic conditions-Vaman, Virchana,Basti any one can be planned.
Rejuvenating the body.
Preparing the body for training and event.
Improves immunity and resistance power.
Detoxification of body.
Recovery from injuries.
Relaxes The mind.
The most important part is improves the quality of life and helps in maintaining good health.
C) IN CASES OF INJURY-
According to the type and place of injury any of the therapies can be planned.
They help in faster recovery,rehabilitation and in many conditions surgery can be avoided.