A Comparative Study of Agnikarma & Ajmodadi Vati in the Management of Ghridhrasi w.s.r.to Sciatica

  • Anant Kumar V Shekokar
  • Kanchan M B
Keywords: Gridharsi, Agnikarma, Ajmodadi Vati, Sciatic nerve, S.L.R.test

Abstract

The disease Ghridhrasi is characterized by ruk in the kati region which will be radiating towards lower limb with cardinal symptoms like sakthankshepannigruhat (S.L.R test). The present study was taken up with the objective of evaluating the efficacy of Agnikarma, Ajmodadi Vati & combination therapy. 56 patients of Gridhrasi were treated in three groups. Group A were treated with Agnikarma  and consisted of 22 patients, Group B with Ajmodadi Vati and consisted of 18 patients and Group C with Combined therapy and included 16 patients. The data was collected & observations were made before and after the treatment. The results obtained were subjected for statistical analysis & conclusions were drawn. The results showed that there was significant reduction in the symptomatic parameters in combined therapy when compared to the other two groups.

Author Biographies

Anant Kumar V Shekokar

HOD and Reader,

Department of Shalya Tantra,

Ayurved college, Rahuri, 413706.

Maharashtra, India
Kanchan M B

Lecturer, Department of Shalya Tantra,

Ayurved college, Rahuri, 413706.

Maharashtra, India
Published
2012-09-25
Section
Research Articles