Ayurvedic Management of Amavata- A Case Report
Keywords:Amadosha, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sandhigraha, Trik Sandhi, Vaitaran Basti
Amavata is defined as the state in which simultaneously Vata and Ama gets aggravate and localizes in the Trik Sandhis and produces stiffness all over the body. Madhava emphasizes that it is a systemic disorder where digestive and metabolic mechanism are involved. In modern science, it is been correlated to Rheumatoid arthritis. It is the most common form of chronic inflammation potentially crippling with multisystem involvement affecting approximately 1 % of adult population. Onset is between 30 and 50 years but can occur at any age and females are more prone. In present case study, 42 years female came with the complaints of multiple joint pain especially in major joints, on and off swelling over ankle and wrist joint since a year, morning stiffness for 1 hour, loss of appetite and constipation since 6 months, able to walk with the help of walker since 1 month, difficulty in performing the daily routine activity. Assessment was done based on subjective parameters and the investigations. In the treatment intervention we advised oral medications and Panchakarma therapy for 21 days duration. After the treatment marked result were obtained in the symptoms and patient was able to walk without walker and can perform her routine activities. Before treatment, walking time with walker for 20 feet was 40 second which got reduced to 10 second without walker. Hence Ayurvedic intervention provided good results and enhanced the quality of life.
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