Volume No. :   6

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Clinical Study of Dashmoola Panchtikta Bala Ksheera Basti in the Management of Sandhigata Vatavis-a-vis Osteoarthritis

Address:   Ajay Saxena1*, Pravin Kumar Rai2, Ajay Kumar Meena1, Anupam Srivastava1, Priyanka Pandey3, Kiran Shrivastava4, Shikha Sharma5 and Gyanendra Dutt Shukla6
1Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,New Delhi - 110023
2CCIM, Janakpuri, New Delhi – 110058.
3CGHS, Wellness Center, Devnagar, New Delhi.
4Dravyaguna Department, Kanpur University, (UP)
5National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur (Raj.)
6Rishikul P G Ayurvedic College, Haridwar (UK)
*Corresponding Author
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In this mechanical era of very fast life style everyone has to face mental and physical stress and nobody has time to spend for his own health purpose. Hence to obey Dincharya and Rutucharya is far away from them. Shift duties, excessive travelling, irregular dietary habits, junk and fast foods etc. are some of the common causes which help in vitiation of Vatadosas. Considering all the above factors, it is very obvious that the ratio of Vatavyadhies is increased and Sandhivata (osteoarthritis) is one of them. A series of 20 patients suffering from SandhigataVata vis-à-vis Osteoarthritis were randomly selected from O.P.D. and I.P.D. of Panchkarma P.G. Department, Rishikul Govt. Ayurvedic P.G. College and Hospital, Hardwar, Uttarakhand, for the purpose of clinical trials of present study. Out of 20 patients, only 16 patients could complete their full follow-up i.e. 3 months. 04 patients had left against their medical advice. Observation and results were drawn on the basis of pain, swelling, tenderness, crepitus, restriction of joint movement, joint stiffness, severity index of OA, VAS scale of pain and health satisfaction criteria. After full observation of therapies, it was found that no. of patient unchanged was 0, whereas, observed mild improvement was found in 5 patients (31.25 %), moderate improvement in 8 patients (50 %) and marked improvement was observed in 3 patients (18.75 %).
Ayurved; Panchkarma; SandhigataVata; Dashmoola; Patients.
Ajay Saxena, Pravin Kumar Rai, Ajay Kumar Meena, Anupam Srivastava, Priyanka Pandey, Kiran Shrivastava, Shikha Sharma , Gyanendra Dutt Shukla. Clinical Study of Dashmoola Panchtikta Bala Ksheera Basti in the Management of Sandhigata Vatavis-a-vis Osteoarthritis. Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2014; 6(4): 177-180.
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