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Year: 2019 | Month: March | Volume: 9 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 320-322

Effect of Nasya Karma with Indukanta Ghrita in Management of Cervical Spondylosis - A Case Study

Dr. Pooja1, Prof. Pushpinder Singh2, Dr. Anil Bhardwaj3

1M.D. Scholar, 2Professor, 3Senior Lecturer,
Department of Panchakarma, R.G.G.P.G. Ayurvedic College and Hospital, Paprola, Himachal Pradesh

Corresponding Author: Dr. Pooja


Introduction – Cervical Spondylosis is a degenerative condition of the cervical spine. The term is often used synonymously with Cervical Osteoarthritis. Age, sex and occupation are the risk factors for Cervical Spondylosis. The prevalence of Cervical Spondylosis is similar for both sexes, although the degree of severity is greater for females.
Purpose – In today’s era, more number of people are inclined to usage of smart phones and computer. Ultimately Cervical Spondylosis is becoming major health issue nowadays with major complaints of pain in neck. In modern medicine there is no satisfactory solution for the disease yet. Hence it is need of hour to find out more effective treatment for disease.
Material and Methods- Cervical Spondylosis can be correlated with Manyastambha in Ayurvedic perspective. As Manyastambha is Urdhava Jatru Gata Vikara. So, Nasya is best treatment for such type of Vyadhi. In present study, a female patient of age 34 years came in R.G.G.P.G. Ayu. Hospital, Paprola O.P.D. of Panchakarma with complaints of pain and stiffness in neck, pain radiating to bilateral hands. On examination there was decrease range of cervical movement. The patient was treated with Nasya Karma with Indukanta Ghrita along with Greeva Vasti and Shamana drugs.
Results – There was marked improvement in pain and full range of movement was achieved. Conclusion- Cervical Spondylosis is difficult to manage, but with Panchkarma therapy along with Shamana drugs can be good option for better management.

Key words: Cervical Spondylosis, Manyastambha, Nasya Karma

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