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EFFECT OF MANJISTADI LEPA IN TRAUMATIC JOINT DISORDERS

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Author(s): Siddanagouda A Patil | Prasanna N Rao | Hemantha Kumar P

Journal: Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine
ISSN 2321-1563

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 30;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: Ayurveda | manjistadi lepa | joint disorders | traumatic | soft tissue injuries | medicated paste application

ABSTRACT
Among commonly occurring traumatic skeletal disorders, sprains and strains of ankle joint and inter-phalangeal joints are more prone. In all such conditions initial complaint of patients will be pain associated with swelling with or without deformity. These clinical conditions hamper the routine activities and also financial status of the individuals. Acharya Sushruta has advocated the application of Manjistadi lepa in traumatic joint injuries in chikitsa sthana which made me to undertake this work. The management of such traumatic disorders varies in allied sciences so, an attempt is made to assess the efficacy of non-invasive and OPD based management by Manjistadi lepa. Aims and Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of Manjishtadi Lepa in traumatic joint disorders. Methods: In this observational study 25 patients selected from S D M College of Ayurveda & Hospital. Results: Among 25 patients of traumatized joint disorders, ankle joint was involved in 44 %, knee joint 12 %, interphalangeal 24 %, costochondral joints 12 % and wrist joint 08 % of patients. Conclusion: Manjistadi Lepa was found to be very beneficial in traumatic joint disorders due to strain and sprain was observed.
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