PANCHKARMA MANAGEMENT OF SPASTIC DIPLEGIC CEREBRAL PALSY IN CHILDREN: A SINGLE CASE STUDY

*Aanchal Meena, Mahesh Kumar Sharma, Gyan Prakash Sharma, Preeti Swami

Abstract


Cerebral Palsy is a neurological disorder that affects a child’s movement, motor skill and muscle tone. The present case is of a patient having Spastic diplegic Cerebral Palsy which was successfully managed with Panchakarma treatment. A four year old boy complaint of global developmental delay with predominantly gross developmental delay, can’t feed himself, unable to sit without support, does not roll over, has age appropriate non-verbal communication was treated with Panchakarma procedures. The Ayurvedic diagnosis of the case was Shiro-Marmabhighatajsankochajanyavatavyadhi. We have formulated an Panchakarma therapy protocol to improve the condition of spastic diplegic CP patients. Result was observed in the form of GMFCS Level and significant changes in investigations.


Keywords


Cerebral palsy, Panchakarma, Vatavyadhi.

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