Role of Ayurveda in the management of Post-traumatic chronic inflammatory synovitis of knee joint- A Case Report
Keywords:Inflammatory synovitis, Sandhi marma, Knee joint, Panchakarma
Knee is a complex joint. It is the most commonly injured joint in the body. Trauma may injure soft tissues such as ligaments or bones of the joint. Inflammatory synovitis is one of the conditions developed after trauma. This article encompasses a diagnosed case of Post traumatic chronic inflammatory synovitis. Treatment protocol was opted considering its samprapti (Pathophysiology) as janu sandhi marmaghata. Treatment was planned considering Sandhi marmaghata. Symptomatic treatment was also considered. Significant improvement was observed in parameters like range of motion, knee joint circumference, walking distance and VAS scale within a week. No recurrence observed even after 1 year of suspended treatment. This multimodular Ayurveda treatment appears to be safe and efficient for early recovery and better outcomes.
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