IMPORTANCE OF SHALYA CHIKITSA IN ANORECTAL PROBLEM: AN AYURVEDA REVIEW

Dr. Vijay Jangalu Tayade, Dr. Sagar Vinod Agrawal, Dr. Pravinkumar Bikhaji Kaple

Abstract


Ayurveda the science of ancient knowledge put great emphasis on surgical interventions for the management of various diseases and in this connection Ayurveda create branch of surgery known as Shalya Tantra. This is a prime branch of Ayurveda which works around surgical and para-surgical interventions for maintaining optimum health status. The theories and procedures of Shalya tantra helps in the treatment of various pathological conditions including cysts, abscesses, haemorrhoids, bladder stones, urinary retention, wound and ano-rectal problems, etc. This stream of Ayurveda considered useful for other therapies fails to cure diseases. Shastra karma, Guda roga chikitsa, Vruna chikitsa, Anushastragara and  post fracture rehabilitation, etc. are major approaches of Shalya Tantra which provides therapeutic advantages in many health problems. This branch used extensively for the management of ano-rectal disorders such as hemorrhoid, fissures and abscesses, etc.

Key-Words: Ayurveda, Shalya Tantra, Surgery, Ano-rectal Disorders


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