Author(s): Sadhana Nalawade*, Dnyaneshwar Padavi
According to Ayurveda Katigat vata is one of the types of Vata vyadhi explained in our ancient Ayurvedic text. It arises due to Prakop of Aata dosha and Asthi dhatu kshaya. Similarly Lumbar Spondylosis is a degenerative disorder affecting the discs and the vertebral bodies of the lumbar spine. Patients with lumbar spondylosis have pain in their axial spine which affects most of the people in the later stage of their lives. A 75 years old female having a history of katigat vata for the last 6 years so she approached Dr. DY Patil Ayurvedic Hospital for Ayurvedic management. Patient was having a progressive pain in her lower back with restricted movements. She was treated for 75 days including Panchakarma therapies. The response to the treatment was recorded and therapeutic effects were evaluated with a reduction of clinical symptoms of the patient. This case study evaluates that Ayurvedic management, in this case, was very effective treating Katigata vata successfully without any side effects.