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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 131-138

Ayurvedic management of Gridhrasi with special respect to sciatica: a case report


Department of Panchakarma, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital and Research Centre, Wardha, Maharasthra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Manju Mohan
Department of Panchakarma, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College Hospital and Research Centre, Salod, Wardha 442001, Maharasthra.
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JISM.JISM_38_19

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Background: Gridhrasi is one of the most common disorders of Vata, which closely resembles with sciatica, which is characterized by pain or discomfort associated with sciatic nerve. The prevalence of sciatica varies considerably ranging from 3.8% in the working population to 7.9% in the nonworking population. Contemporary medicine has limitations giving short-term relief in pain or surgical intervention with side effect. Aim and Objectives: The aim of this study was to access the efficacy of Ayurvedic management including Shodhana and Shamana Chikitsa in Gridhrasi.Materials and Methods: It is a single case study. A 43-year-old man who was already diagnosed with intervertebral disc prolapsed in L4-L5, correlated with Gridhrasi of left leg since 7 months approached to Ayurvedic hospital and was treated with Panchakarma treatment including Dashmooladi niruha vasti, Kati vasti, and Patra panda pottali sweda along with Shamana Chikitsa. The treatment was continued for consecutive one month. Results: Symptomatic assessment of patient was carried out after one month and satisfactory outcome was there and overall quality of life of patient was significantly improved. Conclusion: The aforementioned therapy gives symptomatic relief for the management of Gridhrasi.


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