A CONCEPTUAL REVIEW ON THE ROLE OF PAKWASAYA GATAVATA IN THE SAMPRAPTHI OF GRIDRASI
Dr. Nivil V. Joseph* and Dr. Aiyanna P.
Vata is considered as the most important dosha in the body and is considered the propelling force for all movements in the body. pakwasaya is the sthana of vata in koshta. When the normal movement(Gati) is altered (Gatatva) or obstructed (Avarana) the functional normalities of Vata gets impaired. The Gati or Gatatva have two implications, it either gets localised there without movement or cause obstruction at the level of its obstruction Prakopa of vata at pakwasaya will trigger vata vridhi in its specific sthana. Kati(pelvis) is one of the sthana of vata and chronic pakwasayagata vata will cause soushirya to Kati asthi which would result in degeneration of the joint. The degenerative disc condition, more or less provokes IVDP like conditions. In acute vitiation of pakwasaya gatavata it may results in the symptoms like Shoola, Anaha, Antrakoojana, Malarodha in the chronic manifestation of pakwasya gatavata characterized by vegadharana it will results in Arsas Asmari Vrudhi, Trikaprusta kateegraham later it may lead to grudrasi.
Keywords: Pakwasyagata vata, grudrasi.
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