UPASHAYTMAKA MANAGEMENT OF SANDHIGATVATA
Kadam Krishna Namdeo* and Jadhav Viraj Vilas
Aggravated Vata residing in joints damages them leading to pain and swelling. This disorder is called as Osteoarthritis ( Sandhi Vata ).
It is the most common form of Arthritis. It is a degenerative disease and related to ageing.
The knee and hip joints are the principle large joints affected and the principle site of significant disability.
The treatment of OA in modern system of medicine is quite unsatisfactory as it produces only symptomatic relief without destroying the pathogenesis of disease.
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