PAIN MANAGEMENT IN GRIDHRASI THROUGH AYURVEDA - AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY

  • Rangarajan B Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Kayachikitsa, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Divya L. Durgad Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Kayachikitsa, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Dr. Muralidhara Professor & HOD, Department of Kayachikitsa, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Gridhrasi is a Shula Pradhana Vata Nanatmaja Vyadhi which is characterized by the Kramat Shula in the Prushtha Bhaaga of Sphik, Kati, Uru, Jaanu Jangha and Pada Pradesha. It is corelated with Sciatica based on the aetiology and symptomatology. This disease is mainly caused due the improper postures and the nature of the work. The main challenge is the management of pain. In Modern Science this condition is managed by the administration of Analgesics and in the later conditions Surgery will be advised with no definite relief. Shodhana, Siravyadha, Basti, Agni Karma are the treatment modalities have been mentioned in the classics. Here the study is conducted to evaluate the efficacy of Siravyadha in the management of the Shula in Gridhrasi with a successful outcome.

Published
2018-09-10
How to Cite
B, Rangarajan; DURGAD, Divya L.; MURALIDHARA, Dr.. PAIN MANAGEMENT IN GRIDHRASI THROUGH AYURVEDA - AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 3, n. 4, p. 40 - 43, sep. 2018. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <https://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/641>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v3i4.13282.
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