Research Article of International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine
Fracture Rehabilitation in Ayurveda
Rajeshwari PN, Arya S Menon, Soumya MS, Rabinarayan Tripathy, Shaithya Raj
Dept. of Shalya Tantra (Surgery), Amrita School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India.
Rehabilitation of fracture is the act of restoring an injured part to its former state through proper therapy and training,so as to improve the quality of life. After proper union of fracture, it is desirable that the joints regain normal functions and shape, which is why rehabilitation is an inevitable treatment principle in fracture management 1. Acharya Sushruta, the pioneer in surgery, holds novelty in devising rehabilitative techniques for fracture management. These principles when properly implemented can effectively heal the post fracture complications like pain, restricted mobility and joint stiffness 2. An attempt has been made to explore the concept of rehabilitation in Ayurveda in light of conventional modalities.
Keywords: Rehabilitation, Bhagna Chikitsa, Post Fracture Complications
How to cite this article:
Rajeshwari PN, Arya S Menon, Soumya MS, Rabinarayan Tripathy, Shaithya Raj. Fracture Rehabilitation in Ayurveda.International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2018, 3:10. DOI: 10.28933/ijctm-2018-09-1501
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