AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF ENTHESITIES RELATED ARTHRITIS (JUVENILE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS)
Vd. Komal Rupak Sinha*, Dr. Vijaykumar Uttamrao Gawai and Vd. Sandeep Bade
Enthesitis related arthritis is a type of Juvenile Idiopathic arthritis, the most common form of childhood arthritis. This paper is the retrospective observation study of the condition “Enthesitis related arthritis” in one patient getting relief from Ayurvedic treatment in paediatric unit of Government Ayurved Hospital, Nanded. Despite vast range of NSAIDs, immunosuppressive agents, corticosteroid etc., the cure from this disease is still not possible. The symptoms of disease Amavata described in Ayurvedic classics shares similarity with certain rheumatologic disorders as well as JIA in paediatric age group. Improvement in the patient’s condition was observed following Ayurvedic treatment and may have potential of advancement the field of research.
Keywords: enthesitis related arthritis, Amavata, Deepan, Paachan, Panchkarma.
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