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Ayurveda massage. Male patient being massaged during an ayurvedic treatment. This navarakkizhi massage is carried out with bags of cooked rice that have been heated in cow's milk. The massage may be used to treat neuromuscular diseases or poliomyelitis. Ayurveda is a traditional Indian medicine based on the prevention of disease through diet, exercise and herbalism. Photographed in Arya Vaidyasala Hospital in Kerala, India.
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