Rheumatology: Current Research

Rheumatology: Current Research
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ISSN: 2161-1149 (Printed)

Devyani Dasar

Department of Shalya-Tantra, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College, Nagpur, India

  • Research Article   
    Role of Jalaukavacharana in Janu Sandhigata Vata W.S.R. to Osteoarthritis (Knee Joint)
    Author(s): Durga Vijayrao Gudadhe, Devyani Dasar*, Renu Rathi and Shweta Parwe

    Osteoarthritis, commonly known as degenerative joint disease, is a condition in which the diarthrodial joint fails. It is the most common joint disease of humans characterized by breakdown of joint cartilage. It is produced by mechanical stress on the joints and manifests as joint pain, swelling, stiffness, and other symptoms. Among elderly, knee osteoarthritis is the leading cause of chronic disability. When compared to males, the prevalence of this condition rises with age and is higher in females (25%) than in males (16%). In Allopath, huge range of treatment such as Analgesics, Anti-inflammatory, Muscle relaxant, Calcium and Vitamin-D Supplements and Steroids along with Physiotherapy are available but, have limited prognosis due to untoward effects after prolong use. This leaves a substantial space for Ayurvedic treatment which can cope-up with the sign and symptom of degenerative.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35841/2161-1149.22.12.293

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