CLINICAL STUDY ON THE EVALUATION OF ANALGESIC EFFECT OF AGNIKARMA AND RASONADI GUGGULU IN THE MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS OF KNEE JOINT

  • Anup Shukla
  • Siddu patil
  • Srinivasa Bannigola
Keywords: Agnikarma, Panchalohashalaka, Rasonadi Guggulu, Sandhigatavata

Abstract

Sandhigatavata is a clinical condition in which structural and functional derangement of joints occurs because vitiated vata gets lodged in the joints. Sleshaka kapha is residing in every sandhi. All movements of the body is controlled by vyana vata .When vata gets vitiated in the joints, Sleshaka kaphavrutha vyana vata condition occurs in joints which hampers the normal function. Osteoarthritis (OA) is by far the most common form of arthritis. It is also called degenerative joint disease. It is one of the most disabling conditions in developed nations. The aetiology is multifactorial, still not understood; but commonly it is thought to be wear and tear of joints. Agni karma is procedure which is performed with help of  agni  or  any procedure related to agni is called agni karma Meterial and Methods: Two groups of 20 Patients each were done and Group A received Agnikarma with Pancha Loha Shalaka and Group B received Rasonadi Guggulu. Both the group were compared to evaluate the Analgesic effect of Agnikarma and Rasonadi Guggulu. Results: overall results were tabulated and observed that analgesic effect in Group A treated with Agnikarma is significant than Group B treated with Rasonadi Guggulu. Conclusion: Eventhough both Agnikarma and Rasonadiguggulu were showing highly significant result in their Analgesic efficacy, overall percentage of relief shows that Group A treated with Agnikarma is having better results than Group B  treated wuth Rasonadiguggulu.

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Published
2017-01-14