MRD No: 16826
CONDITION AT THE TIME OF ADMISSION (07/04/16)
Patient presented with pain in low back region associated with difficulty in walking. 42yr old male patient was apparently normal before 2years. 2yrs back he developed sudden onset of pain in low back region which was more on left side. He consulted an Allopathic Hospital. They suggested taking a MRI and thereby disc prolapse was revealed. After local application of some medicines pain got subsided. He had also taken some internal medication for the same. 2 days back he developed severe stretching type of pain in low back which made him difficult to walk. He also noticed deviation of his body to right side. He also felt numbness of left leg occasionally. Some of his friends told him to take Ayurvedic treatment from Kerala. So he decided to take best treatment for IVDP from Kerala.
His MRI showed posterior and left postero lateral disc prolapse at L4-L5 causing moderate thecal sac and neural foraminal compression. Also there was posterior central disc bulges at L3-L4, L4-S1 causing minimal thecal sac compression.
On examination patient had tenderness over L3, L4 and L5. Slight swelling was present over low back region. His movements were possible with pain. He had slight deviation of upper part of his body towards right. SLR and Lassegue’s were positive in left leg.
INTERNAL MEDICINES GIVEN
- Vatari rasam – 25ml bid
- Kaisora guggulu – 1tab bid with Arishtam
- Rasna saptakam kashayam – 60ml bid
- Rasasindhooram – 125mg bid with ginger juice
PANCHAKARMA TREATMENT FOR IVDP
- Abhyangam – 7days
- Choorna Vasti – 3days
- Yoga Vasti – 8 days
- Lavana Kizhi – 7 days
- Kati Vasti – 7days
LEPAM IS THE BEST TREATMENT FOR IVDP
Lepam choornam( gruhadumadi, jatamayadi etc) were applied on the Low back for reducing the pain.
CONDITION AT THE TIME OF DISCHARGE (25/04/16)
Patient had remarkable difference after IP treatment. He was able to walk and there was significant reduction in pain. SLR and Lassegue’s were found to be negative after the treatment. Follow up OP treatment also confirmed that numbness also got reduced.