Effect of Nirgundi Taila Dharaswedana
on Post Fracture Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Case Reports
*Vaidya Harshada Manjare, PG Scholar, Dept. of Panchakarma, MES Ayurved Mahavidylaya
Vaidya Sachin V. Utpat, Associate Professor, Dept. of Panchakarma, MES Ayurved Mahavidylaya
Ghanekhunt-Lote, Tal. Khed, Dist. Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
*Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received on: 28-01-2020 Accepted on: 29-04-2020
Abstract: Background: Complex regional pain syndrome is characterized by severe, continuous pain in the affected extremity. Modulation of risk factors includes improvement of blood circulation and pain management with medication. Swedana is one of most identified procedure adopted in Panchakarma includes both hemodynamic and medications together as warm medicated oil or medicated procedures are used.
Materials and Methods: 5 cases reported in Panchkarma OPD were studied for the effect of Nirgundi taila dharaswedana. The Dharaswedana was applied to each patient after making them to sit on the droni in comfortable position with affected organ placed in flat bottom steel vessel. Procedure was done for 45minutes with slight massage to effected part with nirgundi taila for 7 days.
Result: Improve was observed in all cases in scoring patterns of pain, allodynia and weakness patterns. They also exhibited improvement in objective parameters.
Discussion: Nirgundi tail dhara swedan causes heating of the tissues which increases local temperature. Sympathetic activities are also increased which activates local hormone accelerates metabolic rate. Due to sara and sukshmaguna of nirgundi tail dhara, linadosha get liquefied and they come out of body through micro pores present over the skin. Slight massage done with nirgundi taila
Conclusion: Symptomatic relief was there by the treatment of nirgundi tail dharaswedana in post fracture complex regional pain syndrome. Recurrence rate is also very high in CRPS which was not studied.
Key words: Complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, Dharaswedana, Nirgundi taila ………..