Effect of erandmooladi niruha basti in the management of ankylosing spondylitis – a case study
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Ankylosing spondylitis, Gambhir Vaat rakta, Erandmooladi niruha, Bony fusion

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Jadhav, A. B. (1). Effect of erandmooladi niruha basti in the management of ankylosing spondylitis – a case study. Ayurline: International Journal of Research in Indian Medicine, 3(04). Retrieved from http://ayurline.in/index.php/ayurline/article/view/249


Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory rheumatological disease, most commonly begins in the second and third decade of life. it is predominantly affecting the axial skeleton causing spinal pain, stiffness and fatigue that can already associated with significant loss of function, work disability and impaired quality of life early in the disease. it can cause an overgrowth of bones, which may lead to abnormal joining of bones called Bony fusion. there is no satisfactory therapy has been developed in mainline stream for this problem. The clinical features and samprapti of Gambhir Vaat rakta can be correlated with Ankylosing Spondylitis with the reference of Ashtang hridaya. In this case report, we are demonstrating that basti karma with Erandmooladi niruha and Ayurvedic medicines may be helpful to stop overgrowth of bones, relieve the pain, stiffness and improve quality of life of that patient.

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