CURRENT RESEARCH TRENDS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF SANDHIGATA VATA- A REVIEW ARTICLE

ABSTRACT

Musculoskeletal disorders are the common cause of disability in world. Further, among these disorders Sandhigata Vata (osteoarthritis) is the most common joint disorder. In allopathic system of medicine, the management mainly based on symptomatically relief of painful conditions, but still there is need for such therapeutic regimen that could retard the disease progression. Until now, no such regimen is present. For the search of such agents, Herbal remedies and dietary supplements have become an important area of research and clinical practice in orthopedics and rheumatology. In Ayurveda, Sandhigata Vata described under Vata Vyadhi. This disease occurs by vitiation of Vata Dosha. Symptomatically Sandhigata Vata is much close to osteoarthritis (OA). This review framed to discuss the recent advancement in use of Ayurvedic drugs for management of osteoarthritis. Several Ayurvedic drugs used by physicians to treat osteoarthritis demonstrated significant biological and immunological effects in clinical drug trials, hence providing a new platform for development of new effective treatment regimens and better patient care. Main aim of this review article is to find out such evidence-based medicine so that we can have a way for further studies

Keywords: Sandhigata Vata, osteoarthritis, Zingiber officinale, Boswellia serrata, Tinospora cordifolia, Withania somnifera

dr saroj devi WJAS JULY 2016

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