COMPARATIVE STUDY OF EFFICACY OF KSHIRBALA TAILA NASYA AND CERVICAL TRACTION IN THE MANAGEMENT OF MANYASTAMBHA (CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS)
Keywords:Manyastambha, Cervical Traction, Nasya, Ruka, Stambha
Background: Cervical spondylosis is the most common progressive disorder in the aging cervical spine. Manyastambha is coming under one of the Vataja nanatmaja vikara. Nasya Karma, being the treatment of choice in Urdhvajatrugata Vata Vyadhis, is adopted in the management of Manyastambha. Aim & Objectives: Aim: To study comparative efficacy of Kshirbala Taila Nasya and Cervical Traction in the management of Manyastambha. (Cervical Spondylosis) Objectives: To study the effect of Kshirbala Taila Nasya and Cervical Traction in Manyastambha. To find out the reduction in cardinal signs of Manyastambha viz- Stambha (Stiffness), ruka (pain) by Nasya Karma using Kshirbala Taila. Materials & Methods: It is a comparative study of Nasya Karma using Kshirbala Taila and Cervical Traction in the management of Manyastambha. Total 30 patients were selected in each group and group A were subjected to Nasya Karma and Group B were subjected to Cervical Traction. Conclusion: Cervical Spondylosis is chronic disorder need the skilful managements. On day 14 the percentage of relief was seen more as compare to Day 30. In both group there was relief in both symptoms of Manyastambha i.e. Stambha (Stiffness) & Ruka (pain) and it was statistically found significant.
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