A Case study on Ayurvedic management in complications of micro discectomy

  • Nivea Valappil PG Scholar, Department of Panchakarma, VPSV Ayurveda College Kottakkal, Malappuram, Kerala, India
  • Binitha A Professor, Department of Panchakarma, VPSV Ayurveda College Kottakkal, Malappuram, Kerala, India
Keywords: Gridhrasi, Micro discectomy, Panchakarma therapy, Sciatica.

Abstract

Lumbar micro discectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed on patients with a herniated lumbar disc. It is considered as a safe procedure but having the complications like bleeding, infection, leaking of spinal fluid, dural tear, injury to blood vessels or nerves in and around the spine and bowel bladder incontinence.  This is the case report of a 46-year-old man who underwent lumbar micro discectomy presenting with symptoms of sciatica along with bladder incontinence and irregular bowel habit. The condition diagnosed as Gridhrasi and treated with selected internal medications and Panchakarma therapy. After the IP management patient attained bowel and bladder regularity, radiating pain is relieved and power of sensation is improved.

Published
2020-03-30
How to Cite
Valappil, N., & A, B. (2020, March 30). A Case study on Ayurvedic management in complications of micro discectomy. International Journal of AYUSH Case Reports, 4(1), 29-33. Retrieved from http://ijacare.in/index.php/ijacare/article/view/124
Section
Case Reports