Bhushan Suryakantji Akhade

Department of Shalyatantra, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College and Hospital & Research Centre Salod (H), Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, India


  • Case Study   
    Management of Avabahuka (Frozen Shoulder)-A Case Study
    Author(s): Yash Kakad* and Bhushan Suryakantji Akhade

    Shoulder joint (Amsa Sandhi) has its clinical importance because of wide range of motion. Frozen shoulder is a musculoskeletal disorder characterized by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. This typically occurs in cycle of 3 stages, painful phase, stiff phase, and thawing phase. This entity is resembling with Avabahuka, in Ayurveda. Avabahuka is a disorder of Amsa sandhi, and it has been mentioned by Acharya Sushruta under 80 types of Vatavyadhis. It is commonest condition in orthopaedic hospital. Frozen shoulder causes pain and restricted movements, which hampers daily activity of the patient. Modern medicine has NSAIDs, steroids for such condition but it is costly, have much side effects and not satisfying Treatment. Siravedha is indicated for treatment purpose, but Suchivedhana was done which is one of the forms of Siravedha as it indicated where sira is not clearly visible. .. Read More»

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