Marmma Chikitsa is a type of traditional treatment practiced by our ancestors centuries ago. There are 107 marmmas ( Pressure Points) in our body. In the olden days there were incomparable physicians with exceptional skills practicing marmma chikitsa. Marmma treatment was evolved from the distinguished martial art of kerala, i.e Kalarippayattu.
Kalarippayattu is one of the oldest form of martial art from which other styles were evolved. There are different techniques in Kalarippayattu that involves weapons and free hand. In Kalarippayattu a person is trained to attack the vital points(Marmma Points) of a body and on the other hand, they are also trained to treat these defects with marmma treatment. Marmma treatment is also considered to be a part of Ayurveda medicine and the practitioners were called Gurukkal.
Alavi sensei has been practicing marmma treatment for the past several years and is a notable and skilled physician. His extensive knowledge in martial arts especially Kalarippayattu helps him to understand & diagnose human body and treat them.
Yoga is another major factor that aids marmma chikitsa. Sensei has incorporated his knowledge in Karate, Kalarippayattu, Kung-fu with Yoga and treats his patients in a very proficient manner.
Sensei has also cured several patients with existing back-pain, neck-pain, knee-pain and several other body pain with just marmma treatment and also by integrating Yogasanam into his treatment module.