ACTION OF PARISHEKA AND LEPA IN SOFT TISSUE INJURY WITH REFERENCE TO ANKLE SPRAIN By Dr. Pallavi Hegde[1] and Dr. P. Hemanth Kumar[2]

Abstract

A sprain can be a stretch, tear, or complete rupture of one or more of the ligaments that hold the bones of the joint together. An ankle sprain is a common injury and usually results when the ankle is twisted or turned in (inverted) resulting in stretch, tear or complete rupture. There are mainly three grades of Ankle sprain. Acharya Sushruta in context of Asthi – Bhagna has emphasized to adopt Parisheka and Lepa in traumatic swellings. Here an attempt is made to analyze the concept of Acharya Sushruta.

Keywords: Ankle sprain, Parisheka, Lepa.

[1] Reader Department of Shalyatantra, BVVS Ayurved Medical College and Hospital, BVVS Campus, Bagalkot, Karnataka.

[2] Professor, Dept. of Shalyatantra, NIIA Jaipur, Rajasth.

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