When there is a severe pain, stiffness, redness and heat in the joints, then one should be aware of the fact that these are the symptoms of Arthritis. Arthritis can be of many types. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis are found to be auto-immune disorder. Gouty arthritis is the result of uric acid deposition. Septic arthritis happens due to joint infection.


In yoga, slow and controlled movements are very beneficial for arthritis pain. Any kind of heavy or rapid movement can be more painful for arthritis patient.

Certain simple asanas and movements are helpful for this disease:

Pranayama is also very good for curing this disease. In Pranayama, it is recommended to do deep breathing while you practice inhalation via right nostril and exhalation via both nostrils. Patients have to make “Om” sound with the help of throat.

Apart from the above Pranayama, one can practice yoga nidra and concentration for effective stress release.

Through Reiki, all the blocked Chakras get opened and it releases the life force energy. In Reiki, hands are placed on the joints and patients get warm sensation under the hand of the practitioners. Reiki is very effective as it alleviates pain, relaxes the body and releases stress caused in the muscles through inflamation. Reiki is found to be one of the safest forms of spiritual healing for Arthritis.

For arthritis patients, it is advisable to keep your home furniture little uplifted in height. Avoid lower seating arrangements or low height bed for Arthritis patients. Patients suffering from Arthritis can wear magnetic bracelets, which also result in arthritis cure.

According to Feng Shui, it is said that arthritis sufferers complain about knee pain when there is family conflict and complain about hip pain when there is a problem of finance. In order to get rid of this health problem, Chakra balancing and positive energy should be encouraged through the modification of the house. Check whether all the knobs and hinges are properly in order. Any kind of shortages in the electrical system like empty light bulb sockets and frayed wires can increase the problem of arthritis. Entry door opening outward might bring the problem of Arthritis. Any kind of broken cabinet in bathroom or kitchen can bring health ailments like Arthritis.


Aromatherapy is found to be one of the most effective therapies of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Certain essential oils like chamomile, lavender, and rosemary are beneficial to treat Rheumatism. Mixing few drops of any of these essential oils with carrier oil and massaging the affected area with it will certainly give good result for Rheumatism.

Adding few drops of essential oil in the bath water and then soak the affected area until and unless the swelling and pain does not go away. But it is to inform that if the area is already swollen and inflamed then massage can give negative result.


There are certain acupressure points which can be pressed in order to cure Arthritis.


Short Identity



Caution / Application

Large Intestine4

Li 4

Adjoining valley between the thumb and index finger

Remove inflammation and pain in the wrist, hand, elbow, neck, and shoulder

Pressing this point can harm pregnant women as it can cause uterine contraction

Gall Bladder41

Gb 41

Top of the foot and in the channel between the little toe and the 4th toe. Slightly less than halfway between the ankle bone and the web margin between the toes ( closer to the toes)

Releases the circulation of chi so that emotional pain related to this disease can become manageable

Start with light pressure of index or middle finger and slowly give firm pressure and then release it gradually

Gall Bladder34

Gb 34

Lower border of the kneecap, at the slide of the finger off the shinbone toward the outside (little toe side)

This is the major point related to tendons and joints. Restore the strong chi flow throughout the body.

Pressure this point with the help of index or index and middle fingers


Lv 2

Web margin between the big toe and second toe

Apply medium pressure with the index fingers, and press both feet at the same time if that is comfortable, otherwise press one at a time.


Crystals and Gemstones are found to be good for aura cleansing and solving health problem like Arthritis:

  • Amethyst
  • Chrysocolla
  • Copper Nuggets
  • Carnelian
  • Copper
  • Sulphur
  • Red Tourmaline
  • Amber
  • Malachite
  • Smoky Quartz
  • Rainbow Obsidian
  • Black Tourmaline

Meditation is helpful in curing many diseases and it gives proper pain relief if it is done on regular basis. It takes away different arthritis symptoms, like pain, anxiety, stress and depression. Two most effective meditation techniques are the best for curing Arthritis problem and they are Transcendental meditation (TM) and Mindfulness meditation (also referred to as Vipassana meditation).


There are many planetary combinations, which determine the arthritis condition in a patient, like:

  • Saturn in the 8th house
  • Mars in the 4th house
  • The Moon in the 6th house
  • Venus and Mars in the 12th house
  • The Sun in the 10th degree of Libra
  • Mars and Saturn jointly related to the Ascendant
  • Jupiter in the Ascendant and Saturn in the 7th house
  • Venus in the 8th house in aspect to a malefic
  • Saturn strength unfavorable and is in unfavorable houses
  • Mars in the 5th, the 7th or the 9th as Saturn is in the Ascendant
  • Lord of the Ascendant or that of the 6th conjunct Rahu
  • Heavily Afflicted Moon in association with Rahu

Wearing Red Coral is good for healing Arthritis.