K. J. Somaiya Hospital unveils its newly refurbished Ayurveda Centre

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | September 23, 201612:44 IST

The fully equipped Somaiya Ayurveda Centre, which serves both in-patients and visiting patients, provides general consultation as well as specialty services for various chronic diseases, including diabetes, blood pressure, asthma, skin ailments, migraine, knee/back pain, obesity, and hair fall.

K. J. Somaiya Hospital, has unveiled its newly refurbished Ayurveda Centre, which now has an increased capacity for Ayurveda dispensary and Ayurveda Garden on the grounds of the hospital. To provide patients a calming ambience, nature and tradition have been kept in perfect balance in the new design of the Centre; with classic traditional wooden facilities, walls painted with Indian murals, wide large windows providing natural light and a view of greenery, evoking a feeling of well-being. 
 
The fully equipped Somaiya Ayurveda Centre, which serves both in-patients and visiting patients, provides general consultation as well as specialty services for various chronic diseases, including diabetes, blood pressure, asthma, skin ailments, migraine, knee/back pain, obesity, and hair fall.   Ayurveda therapies offered includes shirodhara, panchakarma, njavarakizhi, netratharpanam, shirovasthi, udvarthanam and abhyangam. Apart from Naturopathic treatments like hydro, mud, diet and massage therapies.  Somaiya Ayurveda Centre was recently inaugurated by the Honourable Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ayush, Shripad Naik.
 
Vanaspatyam, the Ayurveda garden on the campus, spread over a sprawling 3.5 acres with 10,000 medicinal plants (over 100 species) emits an aura of organic healing. Freshly plucked leaves from the herbal plants go straight from the garden to the centre, and are used in various therapies.
 
Dr. Shankar Kattekola, Head of Department says:  “We are pleased that with the extensive refurbishment, the Ayurveda Centre can provide quality Ayurveda treatments to residents of the community and surrounding areas. Patients using the Ayurveda treatment services will enjoy a more pleasant experience of being seen and treated in a spacious and bright environment. Ayurveda can play a key role in the Indian healthcare eco-system, with increase in life expectancy and lifestyle related problems have brought with them an increased risk of developing diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and mental which are often chronic and fatal in nature.  Our Centre is amongst the few Ayurveda centres, which has access to an Ayurveda Garden, giving it access to fresh herbs and plants” .
 
Says Samir Somaiya, Chairman, K J Somaiya Trust “ Somaiya Ayurveda Centre is part of our service to the community. It was founded with the aim of making traditional Ayurveda accessible to all at an affordable cost.  We believe that all sciences have something to offer, and we must integrate the learning’s and take a holistic approach to health care.  The Ayurveda Centre has a very special space in the Somaiya Ayurvihar Campus. It is where we bring the wealth of traditional knowledge of India to practical use in medicine and well-being. The Ayurveda Centre is planned as part of the hospital’s ethos to provide holistic care to patients. The presence of a quality Ayurveda Centre in the hospital will help facilitate its integration in the existing healthcare delivery system for a patient looking for holistic care.”
 
Located in Sion, in the heart of Mumbai, with easy access from the Eastern Express Highway, the Somaiya Ayurveda Centre will help people in the community recuperate from stress and strain, undergo treatment for ailments and revitalize their minds.
 
Services: Preventive, curative and rejuvenation include:
  1. Doctor consultations
  2. Traditional ayurvedic treatments and therapies 
  • Shirodhara
  • Patrapottali Swedan (Elakizi)
  • Shashtikshali Pinda Swedan (Navarakizi)
  • Kati Basti/ Manya Basti/ Janu basti / Hrudaya basti
  • Netra tarpan
  • Karna puran
  • Udvartan
  • Padabhyangam
  • And much more
 
Specialized Ayurveda packages for
  • Complete rejuvenation
  • Weight loss
  • Hair rejuvenation
  • Glowing skin
  • Sports and fitness
  • De-stress
  • Spine care
  • Yoga 
 
Treatments for:
  • Respiratory - asthma, chronic cough, bronchitis etc.
  • Digestive - indigestion, loss of appetite etc.
  • Bones and Joints - arthritis, spondylitis, frozen shoulder etc.
  • Skin - acne, psoriasis, dandruff etc.
  • Lifestyle - obesity, migraine, high blood pressure, diabetes, stress, anxiety etc.
 

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