Critical review on specific symptomology of Vataj and Vatkaphaj Gridhrasi (Sciatica) and its Pathyapathya

  • Dr. Anil kumar Singh M.D. Kayachikitsa, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Dhanvantari Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Vikram University, Ujjain, Madhyapradesh, INDIA.
  • U.S. Nigam Prof. & H.O.D., Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Dhanvantari Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Vikram University, Ujjain, INDIA.
  • Rajan Nelson Munzni M.D., Panchakarma, I.P.G.T. & R.A., Jamnagar & PH.D., Panchakarma, N.I.A., Jaipur, INDIA.
Keywords: Vataja Gridhrasi, Vata-Kaphaja Gridhrasi, Vatavyadhi, Sciatica

Abstract

The diseases affecting the locomotor system are increasingly seen in present era. This condition considerably reduces the human activity in terms of social and professional life. As Acharya Charaka says that the person who do not follow code of conducts for healthy life, are more prone to develop disease. Low back pain is a common disorder it affects about 40% of people affected with a set of symptoms including pain caused by irritation or compression of one of the five lumbar spine nerves roots of each of the left or right or both sciatic nerves is termed as Sciatica, sciatic neuralgia. Mild to pricking pain, feeling of pulsation, and stiffness in lumber region radiates to back of thigh and popliteal region, calf muscle till feet are the Cardinal features of disease Gridhrasi. Based on Dosha predominance Gridhrasi is two types Vataja Gridhrasi and Vata-Kaphaja. Acharya Charaka mentioned Ruka (Pain), Toda (Pricking sensation), Stambha (Stiffness), and Muhuspandana (Twitching) in Sphik and radiating towards the Kati, Prushtha, Uru, Janu, Jangha and Pada respectively. These are the cardinal symptoms of Vataja Gridhrasi. In Vata-Kaphaja type of Gridhrasi in addition to the above symptoms, Tandra (Drowsiness), Gaurava (Heaviness) and Aruchi (Anorexia) are also present.

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Dr. Anil kumar Singh, U.S. Nigam, & Rajan Nelson Munzni. (2019). Critical review on specific symptomology of Vataj and Vatkaphaj Gridhrasi (Sciatica) and its Pathyapathya. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 4(05), 238-243. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/728
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