Ayurvedic Treatment of Muscular Dystrophies: Mamsagni. TMP massage & Yoga support

Ayurvedic approach of holistic treatment, using scientifically verified herbs, diet and Yogic support show strong evidence of substantial benefit for children and adults with Neuro-muscular disability and muscular dystrophies. Ayurvedic herbs slow down the process of muscle destruction by improving Agni, a key factor required to synthesize cellular protein. Ayurvedic methods of treatment check further deterioration by regulating the large contribution of immune cells to the death of dystrophic muscle. Mamsagni Rasayana is an investigational Ayurvedic dietary supplement. The only form of MR that meets regulatory requirements for safety and purity and is appropriate for use in humans is processed by AMDS India under direct expert supervision. Active ingredients of MR viz. Curcuma longa, Withania somnifera, Terminalia Arjuna, Tinospora cordifolia and Boswellia serrata, all processed traditionally with small amount of gold bhasma. These ingredients are scientifically verified for their protective influence on muscle destruction. Sukumar Guggul is another dietary supplement similar to Mamsagni Rasayana. These supplements should be regarded as special foods and give better result if used along with TMP Ayurvedic procedure* and Yogic support.* TMP is a special muscle empowering procedure using standardized herbal extracts of Asparagus racemosus, Sida cordifolia, W. somnifera, Vitex negundo, Curcuma domestica, Berberis aristata, Cyperus rotundus, Embelia ribes, and Soymida febrifuda as additional ingredients to Til, Masha, unpolished rice and wheat bran, all cooked in milk. This procedure help to stabilize the Sarcolemma membrane defect in the muscle fibres. This procedure is very effective to increases muscle power.The herbs used in the TMP procedure are available in the extract tablet form. These herbal tablets are cooked along with Sesame, wheat bran, Masha and Rice to make bundle suitable for Ayurvedic massage.


  • Patient is given opening oil massage using specially prepared oil. The oil is prepared by boiling above mentioned TMP herbs tablets with sesame oil.
  • TMP bundles are put in to hot milk and the body is given hot massage in a specific manner.
  • The procedure is easy to learn, comfortable and completely safe to the patient.

Yogic Support

Gentle yogasanas and breathing exercises strengthen the child’s muscles, elongates the spine and promotes good Neuro-muscular fitness. Yoga has also shown to improve children’s digestion and aid the elimination of toxins and aid circulation.

Muscle Empowerment


  • Tad asana with foot movements 5 rounds
  • Heel walking once in 2 hours
  • Padahastasana 1 min
  • Trikonasana (each side) 1 min
  • Vakrasana (Spinal twist) 30 sec
  • Relaxation


  • Passive stretching of foot 5 times a day x 20 Rounds
  • Knee cap tightening 5 times a day x 20 Rounds
  • Paschimottanasa 1 minute
  • Vakrasana 1 Minute
  • Shashankasana 1 Minute
  • Yoga Mudra 1 Minute
  • Relaxation


  • Active thigh flexion with supine 11 Rounds
  • Knee cap tightening 5 times a day 21 Round
  • Straight leg raising 11 Rounds
  • Pawanmuktasana 11 Rounds
  • Folded leg lumber stretch 11 Rounds
  • Dorsal stretch 11 Rounds
  • Side leg raising 11 Rounds
  • Rolling on the floor 1 minute
  • Relaxation

Prone (Makarasana Position)

  • Knee flexion & extension 11 Rounds
  • Ardha Shalabhasana 11 rounds
  • Tiger breathing 11 Rounds
  • Relaxation 10 Minutes

Breathing Practices

  • Hand stretch breathing, 3 stages each 11 Rounds
  • Hand in and out breathing 1 Minute
  • Dog breathing 1 minute


  • Trataka
  • Kapalabhati 40 – 100 strokes per minute


  • Left nostril breathing Chandra Anuloma viloma 9R
  • Right nostril breathing Surya Anuloma viloma 9 R
  • Sitali or Sitkari 9 Rounds
  • Bhramari 5 minuts


  • Nada Anusadhana
  • AAA-9, UUU-9, MMM-9
  • OM-9
  • OM meditation

Physiotherapy in Muscular Dystrophy

  • Aims of Physiotherapy
  • Minimize the development of contractures and deformities through a programme of stretches and appropriate exercises.
  • Anticipate and minimize any secondary physical complications.
  • Identify the necessity of Orthosis, Calipers, and Wheelchairs etc.
  • Monitor respiratory function and advice on breathing exercises and methods of clearing secretions.

  1. Ankles
  2. Knees
  3. Hips
  4. Ilio-tibial
  5. Elbows
  6. Wrist, Elbow & Fingers
  7. Self stretch for the calf.
  8. Self stretch for Knees
Range of Motion Exercises

  1. Head and Neck
  2.  Shoulder and Elbow
  3. Forearm exercises
  4. Wrist exercises
  5. Hand and Finger exercises
  6. Hip and Knee exercises
  7. Ankle and Foot exercises
Breathing Exercises
Spirometry: to improve the functioning of lungs.Deep Breathing.

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