Ayurvedic Management of Aamvata with special reference to Ankylosing Spondylosis A case report.
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Keywords

Aamvata, Langhan, Ankylosing spondylosis, Vamana karma, Vaitarana Basti.

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Dr. Rohitkumar Rajendra Nandwalkar. (2021). Ayurvedic Management of Aamvata with special reference to Ankylosing Spondylosis A case report. Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 9(04). https://doi.org/10.52482/ayurlog.v9i04.908

Abstract

Ankylosing Spondylosis is an autoimmune disease. The pathogenesis is poorly understood. Inflammatory back pain and stiffness, joint pains are prominent in the early stage of disease, whereas in chronic aggressive state, may produce severe pain and marked axial immobility or deformity. Ankylosing spondylosis belongs to a group of rheumatic diseases known as spondyloarthropathies which shows the strong connection with the hereditary marker HLA B27.This affects young adults and male to female ratio is closer to 3:1. The median age of onset is 21 years.

As per modern conventional medicine, NSAIDS’s, corticosteroids and DMARD’s (Disease modified anti rheumatic drugs) are used to treat this disease. But total treatment is symptomatic only. Corticosteroids are associated with numerous side effects. Hence Ayurveda has more hope for research in this area.

These disease symptoms are compared with Aamvata. In Aamvata, disease starts from Trik sandhi and spinal joints.

According to the Ayurveda it may be successfully managed when intervention is started in its early stages. Hence in this case study in early stage when Aamvata is present that time Langhan treatment was given. After that Pachana and Shodhana was given. Patient had got total symptomatic result and his disability to do work also totally improved.

Hence this is a good Ayurvedic regimen for Ankylosing Spondylosis patient who have in early stage. This article presents a solitary case report in which these treatments achieved significant success.

https://doi.org/10.52482/ayurlog.v9i04.908
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