Integrative Outlook for Bahihiprakoshthi Asthibhaghna W. S. R. to Smith’s Fracture: A Case Study
Keywords:Asthibhagna, Ayurveda, Chakra Taila, Fracture, Gandha Taila, Kushabandha, Shodhan Chikitsa
Ayurveda is not only a system of medicine in the conventional sense of curing disease. It is also a way of life that teaches us how to maintain and protect mental and physical health and achieve longevity. Prevention is better than cure it is the main aim of Ayurveda. Ayurveda has many unique and important concepts are mentioned. In which the basic eight branches, that is, Ashtanga Ayurveda which includes Shalya Tantra which includes Yantra, Shastra all details regarding Shalya Chikitsa, nowadays, which is related with the Surgery in modern science. There are various unique concepts are described in the Shalya Chikitsa of Ayurveda. In which Bhagna or Asthibhagna is one of the concept. It’s Nidana, Chikitsa its prevention all are well explained in the Ayurveda science. Asthibhagna is correlated with the Fracture in the modern science. This article emphasize case study of Asthibhagna, treated with Ayurvedic principles in particular Shodhan Chikitsa,the therapy which expels out pathological Doshas from the body. Shodhan Chikitsa helps in eliminate the disease from its root level, that avoid its recurrence in future. Here is a case study of 52 year adult male patient visited in OPD of Shalya tantra presenting with complaints of Vam Hasta Shoola [Left hand pain]. Vam Hasta Alpa Shotha [Left hand mild swelling] and Sparshaasahatva [Local tenderness] since from 3 to 5 days. The patient was admitted and managed by Shodhana (Purification) along with Shamana (Pacification) Chikitsa. Kushabandha (Splint) was administered for immobilization for a duration of 60 days. Shital Kashaya aushadhis and Chakra Taila mainly for Parisheka (Irrigation). The results with marbles have been exquisite in this article.
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