This ancient science originated almost 5000 years ago in India. Ayurveda is literally defined as the knowledge of life.

Why is it Important?

At Trimed, the various Ayurvedic interventions- pizhichil, kizhi, abhyangam, shirodhara are used to treat conditions like arthritis, spondylosis, weight disorders, insomnia, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and a host of other conditions. These modalities in conjunction with other appropriate therapy methods help restore optimum quality of life to people.

How does it work?

The therapies have calming effects, improve the blood circulation, strengthen and relax the muscles, and improve sleep. Ayurveda therapies are external treatments which are delivered by trained therapists under expert physician supervision.

‘Shira’ signifies the head and ‘Dhara’ signifies constant flow of medicated warm liquid- milk, oil, buttermilk or coconut water on the forehead of the individual lying supine on the Ayurveda massage table. The liquid is poured gently , in a constant stream , from a height of 8-10 cms from a special vessel for a duration of 30-60 minutes. The constant flow of fluid stimulating the Sthapani marma, indirectly stimulates the pituitary gland , at which brain level ( Sthapani ) , the liquid flow occurs. The procedure clearly has calming neurobehavioral benefits and plays an important role in neurological and psychological disorders , headache and insomnia.

As the name signifies , this therapy entails massaging the head gently with warm medicated oil for 20-30 minutes. This has a calming effect and is extremely suitable for children as well as adults who are restless, and have other disabling behavioural issues.

a therapy form in which warm medicated oil is gently massaged on the entire body of the subject for 30-45 minutes. The oil along with the strokes improve blood circulation, reduce muscle pain and spasm and relax the muscles bringing about holistic improvements in the musculoskeletal system. Reverse massages are used in the treatment of varicose veins to improve blood flow.

referring to the synchronised pouring of warm medicated oil and gently massaging it in the affected areas, improves mobility and flexibility of joints which in turn reduces pain and inflammation in the affected areas.

refers to hot fomentation with medicated poultices which have medicinal herbs or navara rice , for 20-30 minutes for painful muscle spasm and stiffness. It is used widely in arthritis , spondylosis and Parkinson’s disease to reduce spasm and increase flexibility.

Lepam is an application of medicated pastes for about 20 minutes on various body parts , for eg shirolepam is application of medicated paste on the head to calm the subject . Lepam is also applied on joints and muscles to reduce swelling and pain.

ThIs is a treatment where warm medicated oil is retained for about 20-30 minutes in an enclosed ring made of flour on various body parts which include the head. The treatment helps calm the person, and also helps reduce muscle spasm and improves strength.

ThIs treatment entails drop wise pouring of warm medicated oil gently on a painful joint or muscle with a cotton swab to relieve pain and inflammation , thus relaxing the muscle.


Naturopathy is a holistic approach to medical intervention. It not only deals with the symptoms or conditions, but also treats the causative factors.

Why is it important?

Naturopathy is a holistic approach to medical intervention. It not only deals with the symptoms or conditions, but also treats the causative factors.

How does it work?

This science holds that human beings’ existence is dictated by Nature’s five elements –

  • Earth (Representing the solid structure in the body like the bones..etc),
  • Water (Representing the fluids such as blood, lymph..etc),
  • Air (Representing the breath of life),
  • Fire (Symbolising digestive organs and vitality) and
  • Space (The reflection of human spirit, soul..etc).
  • This way Naturopathy uses the natural elements to bring about healing.

This is an ancient treatment which originated in China , and is being used as an adjunct for treating many disorders.

Why is it important?

It encourages the body’s natural healing mechanism, thereby increasing immunity. Besides relieving pain, it is known to improve circulation, digestion, assimilation and elimination of toxins from the body.

How does it work?

It is based on the concept of restoring energy flow (Qi) in those who suffer from a disease due to disruption of Qi. Thin sterile needles are placed on anatomical locations on the skin stimulating local and distant organs, balancing the energy flow between organs and systems. It helps the release of opioids and other peptides in the central nervous system and the periphery resulting in changes in neuroendocrine function. It is used for treatment of anxiety, mood disorders, psychosis , cognitive impairment , pain , insomnia, indigestion, nausea, headache and menstrual disorders.

Who is it useful for?

Useful across the board to treat moderate to chronic conditions.

Acupressure is an ancient healing art that uses the fingers or any blunted objects to press key points called as ‘Acu Points’ (Energy stored points) on the surface rhythmically on the skin to stimulate the body’s natural self-curative abilities.

Why is it important?

It encourages the body’s natural healing mechanism, thereby increasing immunity. Besides relieving pain, it is known to improve circulation, digestion, assimilation and elimination of toxins from the body.

How does it work?

Neuro imaging research suggests that certain Acupressure points have distinct effects that are not otherwise predictable anatomically. Acupressure is akin to acupuncture, wherein the pressure points are massaged instead of use of needles resulting in balance of energy flow , relief from pain , stress, insomnia , behavioural issues and restoration of physical and mental wellness.

The massage of these points also releases muscular tension and promotes the circulation of blood and the body’s life force to aid healing

At Trimed, acupressure is used in combination with other therapy methods to provide a faster and more efficient relief from symptoms.

Who is it useful for?

It is yet another therapy method which is non- invasive and does not have any significant side effect. This is especially a boon for children and adults who are terrified by needles.

Reflexology is an ancient traditional massage form involving particular areas of the feet , hands and ears which are believed to represent specific human internal organs and body systems.

Why is it important?

It balances the energies by stimulating or inhibiting the various organs optimally thus enhancing body functions.

How does it work?

These areas have been mapped elaborately especially to guide foot reflexology. The skilled massage can achieve positive changes in the function of various organs and systems and is also effective in neck, upper back, lower back, painful disorders of the spine and knee pain by opening up the blocks in the energy channels.

Who is it useful for?

For anyone with chronic conditions such as pain, stress and disability due to physical and mental health issues.

Mud therapy is a treatment which entails application of mud paste on any body part in the form of a pack for 20 minutes.

Why is it important?

It is a gentle and effective intervention used in the treatment of chronic inflammatory bowel disease , acid peptic disease , inflammatory joint disease and varicose veins and has a soothing effect reducing pain, swelling and inflammation of the body part on which it is applied.

How does it work?

It optimises the blood circulation in the abdomen and relieves gastric symptoms such as bloating, constipation, irregular bowel movements , poor appetite and acid reflux.

When used on joints and varicose veins , it reduces swelling and pain due to inflammation.

Who is it useful for?

For those with gastric issues, inflammation of joints, muscles or varicose veins.

What is Yoga?

In Vedic Sanskrit, yoga literally meant, ” to join” or “to unite”. Originally practiced as a way of uniting with the soul, yoga also provided for the unification of the body, mind and spirit. It is a combination of a series of postures and controlled breathing exercises.

Why is it important?

It helps you draw your focus away from the stresses of life and makes you focus on your movements and your breathing. Hence most conditions that are a manifestation of stress can be remedied through yoga.

How does it work?

Yoga has preventive, restorative and remedial qualities. Yoga therapy offers a tremendous potential for healing and transformation. As it takes a holistic approach to well being, these exercises improve circulation, muscle tone and flexibility. The controlled breathing and meditation, relieves stress and helps to calm the mind.

Who is it Useful for?

The multifaceted quality of yoga makes it a versatile method of therapy. From behavioural and attitudinal issues to pain, disability and lifestyle management, it is an effective tool that can be applied across age groups.


A little detail of the yoga breathing patterns and exercises that benefited Devi and its rationale in yogic terms, will not be out of place in its elaboration here. Our body that have been injured or neglected.

Yoga asana-s involve movements, (bending, stretching, rotating), that stimulate ‘injured’ parts of the body by increasing the blood supply, followed by phases of total relaxation, savasana, between movement phases.

Padahasthasana involves a set of asana-s with stretching and touching toes standing and in a seated position, with outstretched lower limbs. Thadasana, is standing upright ‘like a mountain’, stretching backward and bending forward to touch toes on the same side; Trikonasana: standing and bending diagonally to touch toes on the opposite side; repeating stretches in the seated position-paschimottanasanas –seated and bending forward to touch toes; also bending diagonally to touch toes on opposite feet, alternately.

Breath is the essence of prana –the ‘life force’. Pranayama, alternative nostril breathing in padmasana meditative seated posture, seeks to harness this prana. By focusing the mind totally on the rhythmic breathing, the body channels are opened, allowing energy to flow freely and connect with the life force. ( In modern scientific terms, the role of the autonomic nervous system in this breathing pattern has been recognized, with increase in sympathetic inputs).

As a result, concentration and clarity of thought develops. Prana provides the strength, power and vitality required to carry out higher level activity. Attentive awareness of the breath can gently lead the aspirant to the art of meditation.

Chinmudra– is hand gesture with opposition of the thumb and index finger bilaterally and the other fingers are outstretched and facing upwards. Chinmudra in yogic meditative posture enhances ekagrhachittam – one-pointed concentration of the mind during meditation. When the finger touches the thumb a circuit is established, which allows the energy that would normally dissipate into the environment, to travel back into the body. When the fingers and hands are placed on the knees , in the meditative seated posture, the knees are sensitized, creating another pranic circuit that maintains and redirects prana within the body. As the palms face upwards in chinmudra, the chest and heart area are opened up as well.

What is Physiotherapy?

Physical therapy refers to the use of physical agents such as exercise, manual and other modalities in treating various conditions and symptoms.

Why is it important?

Physiotherapy helps in remedying impairments and disabilities and in the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement.

How does it work?

At Trimed, our physiotherapists apply various healing methods like trigger point release, therapeutic massage. etc in addition to electrotherapy techniques like TENS and IFT . Gait training, exercise therapy and ergonomics are given great importance at Trimed, as it prevents recurrence of a symptom.

Who is it Useful for?

People of any age group suffering from pain and disability, caused either by a condition( arthritis, spondylosis, musculoskeletal issues) , autonomic dysfunction or caused by diseases like stroke, Parkinson’s.


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