ROLE OF VARMAM THERAPY IN GERIATRIC CARE AND ITS MANAGEMENT IN STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE
Dr. D. S. Vaniswari BSMS, MD* and Dr. N. Shunmugom Ph.D(Tamil)
The divine art of varmam bestowed with abundant spiritual energy, thrived in the land of India. Medical professional from various systems of medicine have pursued this art and are rendering service to the humanity. Varmam therapy doesnot produce any side or adverse effects and is easy to administer in any part of the world and doesnot required any equipment. In varmam therapy, mild to moderate pressure is applied to the body. An open clinical trial was conducted in 50 patients. All the patients who were aged above 65 years were subjected to symptomatic analysis. Varmam therapy was given for the period of 3 months, twice a week. Varmam therapy played a vital role in alleviating the stress urinary incontinence in geriatrics and enabled the majority of the victims to regain normalcy. Thus, this paper highlights the therapeutic effect of varmam therapy in the management of stress urinary incontinence in geriatrics.
Keywords: Varmam, siddha, geriatric, stress urinary incontinence.
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