Effect Of Parasurgical Methods In The Treatment Of Vatakantaka – A Critical Review

Authors

  • Dr. Shipra Mishra MS Scholar Department of Shalya Tantra, DSRRAU, Jodhapur, Rajasthan
  • Dr. Rajesh Kumar Gupta H.O.D. (associate prof.), Department of Shalya Tantra, DSRRAU, Jodhapur, Rajasthan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2020.31024

Keywords:

vat-kanthak, agnikarma, heel pain, heel spur, orthotics, retro calcaneal brusitis

Abstract

Plantar fasciitis describes as Vatkantaka in Sushrut Samhita Nidan sthan chapter 1st “Vatavyadhinidhanam”. Acc to sushruta Vankantaka is a vat-vyadhi which is situated in khudakasthi. In morden aspect we correlate Vatkantaka with Plantar fasciitis. Its common symptoms is pain in heel. Heel pain is major concern which interfare in daily routine life and occasionally presents diagnostic dispute and in many cases the management of this disease suffers from lack of awareness of the diverse treatment modalities. In plantar fasciitis new studies suggests improvement in the way of treatment. This new way of treatment helps medical practitioner (doctor, physiotherapist etc.) in Identifying and treating plantar fasciitis. It gives an appreciation of possible differential diagnoses and all treatment modalities like Panchakarma therapy(snehan, swedan, abhayang), Siravedhan, Agnikarma, physical therapy, minimally invasive treatments. Unmanageble cases treated with surgical procedure. this article on vatkantaka may help the medical practitioner in simplifying this disease treatment.

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Published

2020-10-14

How to Cite

Mishra, D. S., & Kumar Gupta, D. R. (2020). Effect Of Parasurgical Methods In The Treatment Of Vatakantaka – A Critical Review. International Research Journal of Ayurveda & Yoga, 3(10), 194-200. https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2020.31024