Pakshaghat and its Management through Panchakarma: A Case Study

  • Kritika Thakur
  • Sangeeta H Toshikhane
  • Dinesh Patil
  • Shikha Desai
Keywords: Pakshaghata, Panchakarma procedure, Shamana aushadhi

Abstract

Vata among tridosha is considered as the controller of everything in the Sharira. Vitated Vata itself effects the Dusyas which pervades the entire body or a part of it and gives rise to different types ailment is called Vatavyadhi. Pakshaghata is one of the important diseases of such criteria which is popularly known as Hemiplegia. A 60 years old male Patient, K/C/O of HTN Since 3 year & Stroke 3 Months ago complaining of Kinchita Vak-Aspastata (incomplete speech), Bhar-Vruddhi (Heaviness of left limbs), Vama bahu Karma alpata (Left upper limb weakness), Vama amsha sandhi stabhata (Left shoulder stiffness) since 3 Month. Patient was on various treatment methods for the past 2 months but did not get complete improvement. He came to Parul Ayurveda Hospital.  The patient was treated with Panchakarma procedure, Shamana Aushadhi and Physiotherapy. This study shows the effective result of Panchakarma treatment along with Shamana Aushadhi and Physiotherapy in Pakshaghata disease. It also helps to understand the pathophysiology of Pakshaghata through Ayurveda. In this study an attempt has been made to describe all Scientific effect of Panchakarma procedures, Shaman Aushadhis and effect of Physiotherapy has been explained in this case. 

Author Biographies

Kritika Thakur

PG scholar, Department of Panchakarma, Parul University, Parul Institute of Ayurveda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Sangeeta H Toshikhane

Professor and HOD,  Department of Panchakarma, Parul University, Parul Institute of Ayurveda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Dinesh Patil

Associate Professor, Department of Panchakarma, Parul University, Parul Institute of Ayurveda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Shikha Desai

PG scholar, Department of Panchakarma, Parul University, Parul Institute of Ayurveda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Published
2021-03-31
How to Cite
Thakur, K., Toshikhane, S., Patil, D., & Desai, S. (2021). Pakshaghat and its Management through Panchakarma: A Case Study. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 12(1), 159-165. https://doi.org/10.47552/ijam.v12i1.1772