The Role of Matra Basti with Bala taila in Sandhigata Vata w.s.r to ability to Climbing stairs in patients of osteoarthritis - Knee Joint

  • Vats Anurag Assistant Professor Uttarakhand Ayurved University, Gurukul Campus, Gurukul Kangri, Uttarakhand (INDIA)
  • Bharadwaj Shreyasi Vats Anurag*, MD(Ayu); Bharadwaj Shreyasi**, MD(Ayu-Schl.); Sharma Satish# MPT, Richa##, MPT.
  • Sharma Satish
  • Richa .
Keywords: Bala Taila, Matra Basti, Sandhigata Vata, Janu, Osteoarthritis, Knee Joint

Abstract

Aims and Objectives: Aim to investigate whether the procedure of Matra Basti with Bala Taila has any effect on the symptom of difficulty in climbing up-stairs and down-stairs in the patients of Osteoarthritis of Knee Joints.

Materials and Methods: A total of 20 patients having Osteoarthritis of knee joints were included in the    present study. Patients were administered with “Matra Basti using Bala Taila†after giving snehan and svedana to them. The time of administration of Basti, time of expulsion and samyaka anuvasita lakshanas were noted on each day. The readings for climbing up-stairs and climbing down-stairs were noted before treatment and after treatment of 7 days.

Observation: Twenty patients of osteoarthritis of knee joint of age group 40 to 70 years irrespective of sex, religion and socioeconomic status were included for the study. Patients having systemic disorders, which might interfere with the treatment and those having traumatic conditions were not part of study.

Results: The study showed significant improvement in Ability to climbing up-stairs and down-stairs scores after administration of Matra Basti with Bala Taila.

Conclusion: The administration Matra Basti of Bala Taila has significant results in the management of the symptom of difficulty in climbing up-stairs and down-stairs in the patients of Osteoarthritis of Knee Joints

 

Published
2015-09-27
Section
Research Articles