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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 108-112

Effect of Panchatikta Ksheera basti with Kati basti in Katishoola w. s. r lumbar disc degeneration – A clinical study

Department of Panchakarma, All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Neelam Kaalia
All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi - 110 076
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/kleuhsj.kleuhsj_264_20

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Context: Low back pain is the most common clinical presentation in musculoskeletal disorder due to spinal pathology. Factors such as improper sitting postures, jerky movements in travel, sports activities, aging, and bad sleeping posture are the important factors to produce spinal disorders. Lower back pain has been associated with degeneration of the intervertebral disc. Aims: This clinical study was carried out to judge the effectiveness of Panchatikta Ksheera Basti (medicated herbal therapeutic enema) with Kati Basti in lumbar disc degeneration-induced Katishoola. Settings and Design: This was an open-labeled, single-arm, interventional clinical study. Subjects and Methods: Fifteen diagnosed cases of low backache with lumbar disc degeneration were registered from the outpatient and inpatient departments of All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi, India, and Panchatikta Ksheera Basti as yoga basti followed by Kati Basti for 8 days was administered. Statistical Analysis Used: The data were statistically analyzed using paired t-test. Results: Significant (P < 0.05) result was found in all the assessment parameters, namely, pain, stiffness, and fasciculation. Conclusions: Panchatikta Ksheera Basti with Kati Basti is an effective treatment method for safe and effective management of Katishoola w. s. r lumbar disc degenerative disease.

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