Joint Replacement is becoming Popular these days – What are the Best Alternatives to keep Joints Healthy?


In advanced 21st century of robotics, new methods and strategies for the treatment of various diseases have come in trend from the past decade. Nowadays, there is a popular myth among the population that surgeries are the best treatment of diseases, but the truth is that these methods are less useful and more harmful as they usually show multiple side-effects. Generally, people think that joint replacement removes the root causes of joint problems but it is not true as such. Joint replacement is not best and should be considered as the last option for treatment of any joint-related disease. The most preferred treatment of any disease is to stay natural and make use of herbal remedies which are more effective and less expensive than joint replacement therapy. There are various herbal supplements available, which are easy and convenient to include in our daily life and help in avoiding installation of any artificial device in our body.

What is Joint Replacement?

Joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which parts of the damaged joints are wiped out and replaced with a plastic, metal or ceramic device. It is a process of replacing natural body parts with the installation of artificial devices.

Why Do Patients Think of Joint replacement?

Joint replacement is becoming popular these days because most of the patients think that joint replacement is the best and permanent treatment of their joint diseases. It is only because they are not properly aware of its side effects and other herbal medicines and better methods of treatment. Patients who face the conditions of severe joint pain, difficulty in moving their joints properly are being misguided towards the joint replacement Therapy. Joint replacement surgery can easily be avoided by simple lifestyle modification & using herbal or Ayurvedic medicines.

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Side effects of Joint Replacement

  1. Joint replacement can make venous thrombosis after some time of surgery.
  2. It can cause stiffness in joints.
  3. It can result in pain forever.
  4. Hip joint replacement can make a change in the natural length of legs.
  5. Infection can occur at the place of incision or in the deeper tissue.
  6. Nerves damage can be experienced near the site of joint replacement.
  7. Internal bleeding can be witnessed near the incision site.

So, it is strongly recommended to avoid joint replacement rather than undergoing various lifetime health problems. If not joint replacement, then what? Is there any better alternative?

What Are The Alternatives of Joint replacement?

After reading about the adverse long term consequences of Joint Replacement therapy, we should know about the best alternatives available as natural and herbal measures to support our Joints and Bones health.

These are

1. Maintain Body Weight

Having excessive weight can cause strain in our body joints such as ankles, knees, back and hips. Continuous strain on these joints due to overweight increases the chances of joint injuries. Thus, it is advised to maintain proper body weight to maintain healthy joints.

2. Accurate Posture

Standing, walking, & sitting in the right posture is very mandatory to prevent joint injuries. Choosing right posture reduces the strain on joints and protects surrounding muscles from injury. It is also necessary to choose the right posture while lifting heavy weight or performing exercises because misacts in these can lead to serious injury in joints and muscles.

3. Proper Diet

Eating a balanced diet helps in preventing degenerative changes of joints, muscles, and bones. A good diet also helps in reducing weight and preventing the related complications. Diet rich in Protein, Calcium, Vitamin D and other dairy products aids in improving the health of joints, muscles and bones and protects them against injuries. Other foods such as Green vegetables, Olive oil, Nuts, and Berries help in reducing inflammation in joints. Fishes such as mackerel and salmon are also beneficial for joints.

4. Exercise

A regular exercise helps in reducing stiffness in joints. Exercises such as cycling, swimming, walking, stretching, and weight training strengthen muscles, joints and bones and shed fat from the body.

5. Herbal Medicines

Herbal medicines are the best available treatment of various joint problems. Intake of some herbs as daily dietary supplements also help in safeguarding your body against various injuries and Joint Ailments. Herbal medicines are cost and time effective and show no side-effects.

In herbal medicines, PLANET AYURVEDA’s JOINT SUPPORT PACK is a very good and effective combination of herbs that is helping people for ages. The herbal products in this pack are formulated under the guidance of M.D. Ayurveda with assured adherence to Ayurvedic principles and the use of natural and vegetarian products only. This formulation is independent from preservatives, chemicals, additives, starch, yeast, colors, fillers or binders.

Alternative Medicines for Joint Pain

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Let’s take a look on description of each product included in Planet Ayurveda’s Joint Support Pack





Natural extracts of Calcium are filled in bone support veggie capsules. These extracts are acquired from herbal and natural sources of calcium such asShuddha Laksha (Laccifer lacca), Asthishrinkhala (Cissus quadrangularis), Arjun (Terminalia Arjuna), Sahijan (Moringa oleifera) and mineral like Praval pishti (Corallium rubrum) are filled in capsules. These capsules can be taken as a supplement to enhance the health of bones and joints.

Dosage: 1 Capsule twice daily with lukewarm water, after meals.


Boswellia curcumin capsules are polyherbal capsules prepared by Planet ayurveda. These capsules contain a combination of two effective ayurvedic herbs namely haridra (Curcuma longa) and shallaki (Boswellia serrata). These extracts help to improve the joint and muscle health of the body. The curcumin extracts contain analgesic, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties which further improve the health of the overall body.

Dosage: One capsule two times a day, after meals.


Yograj guggul is a very effective classical ayurvedic formulation. It contains a combination of beneficial ayurvedic components such as chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica), ajmoda (Trachyspermum roxburghianum), gokshura (Tribulus terrestris), etc. This enhances the strength of the bones and joints. Yograj guggul also helps in managing the inflammation and pains related to the bones. This will help to promote the bone health.

Dosage: One to two tablets two or three times a day.


Planet Ayurveda’s Coral calcium complex contains combined extracts of natural sources of calcium which supports the skeletal system. These extracts are from the best quality purified coral and plant and are purely vegetarian. These capsules are rich in various minerals such as Silica, Phosphorus, Vitamin D, Magnesium etc. All these minerals together help in supporting healthy bones and joints in the body. The active constituents of the coral calcium complex are: Akik pishti, Praval pishti, Kamdudha Ras, Jwar mohra pishti, Giloy satva, and Mukta pishti.

Dosage 1 Capsule twice daily with lukewarm water, after meals.


In the end, we have to think, is joint replacement really necessary? When it can be avoided by some lifestyle modifications and herbal methods of healing. Herbal medicines are recorded as the best alternative in treating various chronic diseases which can’t be treated by other systems of medicines since ages. Likewise, these are effective, affordable and best Treatment of joint Replacement as well. Hence, the above-provided tips are the best alternative to Joint Replacement Therapy.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.