Agnikarma with Adjuvant Drug in the Management of Frozen Shoulder (Avabahuka) – A Case Report
Keywords:Agnikarma, Avabahuka, Frozen shoulder, Parasurgical procedure
Agnikarma is superior to all parasurgical interventions narrated by father of surgery. Avabahuka can be correlated with frozen shoulder that affects routine activity by painful shoulder and restricted shoulder joint movements. This case report is an evidence to support alternative therapy in the management of frozen shoulder. A 50-year-old female presented with a 1 year history of gradual onset of painful restricted movements of the right shoulder, radiating pain from the right shoulder to elbow joint. The patient was diagnosed as a case of frozen shoulder and was treated with four sittings of Bindu Dagdha Agnikarma with Pachadhatu Shalaka along with orally Dashmooladi kwatha 50 ml at evening with empty stomach once daily and Haritaki Churna 3 g with lukewarm water at bed time for 28 days. After completion of the treatment, the patient got relieved from pain and restricted shoulder joint movement along with improvement in complete abduction, flexion, extension, adduction, and external rotation. Promising role of Agnikarma and adjuvant medicines is supposed to subside Vata Kapha dominant Sthanika Shotha (localized swelling) and as a result of this, it may have improved the shoulder joint movements.
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