A case study of Ayurvedic management of Katishool with reference to Senile Osteoporosis induced compression fracture of vertebrae

  • Chitranshu Saxena Associate Professor, Department of Agadtantra evum Vyavhar Ayurved, IIMT Ayurved Medical College, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Keywords: Katishool, Non Specific Low Back Pain, Kati Abhyangam, Vertebral Compression Fracture, Vijaya, Hempseed


Low bone mass and micro architecture bone tissue degeneration that can cause fractures is the hallmarks of osteoporosis. The development of disease is influenced by numerous etiological factors, including physical, hormonal, dietary, and lifestyle factors. Low back discomfort, or Katishool, is one of them. Low back discomfort can have many different causes, including compression fractures, intervertebral disc prolapse (IVDP), lumbar spondylosis, spine tuberculosis, etc. At some point in their life, 39% of people report having low back pain, with females between the ages of 40 and 80 experiencing the condition more frequently. The reason of significant low back pain is one of the vertebral compression fractures (VCF). It is comparable to Katishool in Ayurveda. The care of fractures in modern science includes reduction, immobilization of the broken area, use of NSIAD, calcium supplements, etc. Numerous native substances that can aid in the healing of the fracture have been described in ancient treatises. In this instance, Ayurvedic treatments like Vijaya Extract, medicines and Kati Abhyangam are used to treat lower back pain.


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DOI: 10.21760/jaims.8.3.34
Published: 2023-04-25
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Chitranshu Saxena. (2023). A case study of Ayurvedic management of Katishool with reference to Senile Osteoporosis induced compression fracture of vertebrae . Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 8(3), 178 - 182. https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.8.3.34
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