AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF UPSTAMBHITSANDHIGATVATA
Vd. Sonali Halkare*, Vd. Sujata Mundkar, Vd. S. Pathan, Vd. V. E. Gogate, Vd. S. Suryavanshi
Langhana, Sthanik Churnpottalisweda, Bruhatsaindhavadi Tail Matrabasti in the management of Upastambhit
Sandhigat Vata: According to modern science, upstambhitsanndhigatvata is correlated with Osteoarthritis. It is one
of the most devastating chronic condition that affect people around the world. Although the usual population
associated with condition is elderly, who are mostly inactive athletes and younger individual and also susceptible.
Depending on the population the etiology may differ; injuries, occupational activities and obesity appear to be the
most common cause of O.A. in young and athletic population. Diagnosing O.A. in athletes and young individuals
is sometimes challenging, because of their increased pain tolerance. Increased and frequent use of NSAIDs is
worring problem as it has so many ADRs on the body. In ayurveda, there are three major vital bioenergies in the
human body, among them Vatadoshais important doshain the body function. Balance of this doshais responsible
for health and imbalance of them results to disease Sandhigatvatavyadhi is of two types: Upastambhit and
Nirupstambhit. In upastambhitsandhigatvata, way of vatadosha is obstructed by aama at sandhi. It produces
symptoms such as - temperature, swelling, tenderness, restricted movement of affected sandhi. A patient of
upastambhitsandhigatvata was selected for case study. T/t given- Langhana for three days, sthanikchurnpottaliswed
and bruhatsaindhavadi tail matrabasti for eight days. Patient got symptomatic relief.
Keywords: Langhan, sthanikchurnpottalisweda, bruhatsaindhvadi tail T/t, matrabasti, upastambhitsandhigatvata, nirupstambhitsandhigatvata, sandhi, aama, O.A.
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