Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in a Vataj Prameha (Type II Diabetes Mellitus): A Case Report

  • Vishwajit G Mehetre Professor and Head, Department of Kayachikitsa, Vasantdada Patil Ayurvedic Medical College and Institute of Yoga, Sangli.Maharashtra. Pin -416416. India
Keywords: Ayurveda, diabetes mellitus, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Nasya,Vataj Premeha, Vishwachi.


A diagnosed 56 year old woman with type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM) well glycaemic control presenting with clinical and electro physiologically confirmed carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) consulted to Ayurveda OPD. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed compression of the median nerve so orthopedic surgeon advised for decompression surgery . In this case Ayurveda treatment with Chandanbalalakshyadi Tailam nasya along with local snehana provided good clinical improvement. Patient improves the function of her hand and wrist, reduce the associated pain and avoid the need for surgery. A literature surrounding the important aspects of Carpal tunnel syndrome is presented concomitantly. In a patient with Type II Diabetes mellitus to avoid the decompression surgery and anesthesia hazards an alternative non interventional Ayurveda treatment can improve symptomatically without adverse effect.

How to Cite
Mehetre, V. (2019, July 8). Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in a Vataj Prameha (Type II Diabetes Mellitus): A Case Report. International Journal of AYUSH Case Reports, 3(2), 136-142. Retrieved from
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