An effective management of collapse compression fracture through Panchakarma - A Case Study

  • Dr. Aparna K Post Graduate Scholar, Department of PG Studies in Panchakarma, Government Ayurveda Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Dr. Ananta S. Desai Head of the Department, Department of PG Studies in Panchakarma, Government Ayurveda Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
Keywords: Compression Fracture, Vasa Basti, Majja Basti

Abstract

Introduction: A Female patient aged 76 years approached our hospital with severe low back pain, inability to sit or stand since 2 weeks. There was no history of injury. On further examination and investigations, it was diagnosed as collapse compression fracture of D12 vertebral body. Materials and Methods: A set of treatment protocols including Vasa Prusta Basti, Majja Matra Bastis were advocated for a period of 60 days. Along with that internal medications like Gandha Taila was given continuosly. Results: The patient started sitting with support in 15 days, without support in 25 days and started standing in 40 days, walking with support in 50 days. Pain in the lowback also relieved and patient got capable of doing her routine activities independently. Discussion: In old age, fractures are difficult to treat. This case study suggest that fracture treatment especially in cases where rest in mainly advised in contemporary medicine, our system of medicine makes the process of healing faster.

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www.aans.org accessed on 12.1.2020

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Vagbhata, Ashtanga Hrudaya with Sarvanga Sundara commentary of Arunadatta and Ayurveda Rasayana commentary of Hemadri edited by Pandit Hari Sadashiva Sastri Paradakara, Varanasi; Chaukambha Sanskrit Sansthan; reprint 2014, Uttara sthana 27/36- 40.

Vagbhata, Ashtanga Hrudaya with Sarvanga sundara commentary of Arunadatta and Ayurveda Rasayana commentary of Hemadri edited by Pandit Hari Sadashiva Sastri Paradakara, Varanasi; Chaukambha Sanskrit Sansthan; reprint 2014, sutra sthana 16/3
How to Cite
Dr. Aparna K, & Dr. Ananta S. Desai. (2020). An effective management of collapse compression fracture through Panchakarma - A Case Study. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 5(04), 403-406. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1006
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