YOGASANAS- A NON-INVASIVE ALLIED APPROACH IN MANAGEMENT OF CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS
Dr. Shobhit Dave
M.D. Agadtantra, Assistant Professor, Department of Agadtantra, Bharati Vidyapeeth deemed to be University College of Ayurveda, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
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Dr. Amol M. Patil
Ph.D. (Yoga), Assistant Professor, Department of Swasthvrutta and Yoga, Bharati Vidyapeeth deemed to be University College of Ayurveda, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
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Dr. Gajanan Balkrishn Patil
M.S. Ph.D. (ENT)(AYU), Associate Professor, Department of Shalakyatantra, Bharati Vidyapeeth deemed to be University College of Ayurveda, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
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Dr Abhishek Shipte
M.D. Panchakarma Ph.D (sch.), Assistant Professor, Department of Panchakarma, Bharati Vidyapeeth deemed to be University College of Ayurveda, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
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Background-Cervical Spondylosis is the degenerative disorder arises due to wear and tear of vertebrae and discs of neck. Only Conservative management has not been found to be adequate. So in order to avoid the surgery and to treat the patients from the non invasive techniques, here in this study Yogasanas has been included and its effects are observed. Symptomatic cervical spondylosis most commonly presents as neck pain. In the general population, the point prevalence of neck pain ranges from 0.4% to 41.5%, the 1-year incidence ranges from 4.8% to 79.5%, and lifetime prevalence may be as high as 86.8%. According to the Global Burden of Disease 2015, low back and neck pain remain the leading cause of years lived with disability (YLD) and the fourth leading cause of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs). Yogasanas are ancient non invasive technique to improve the prognosis of diseases and also betterment of quality of life of the sufferer.
Aim- To visualize the effects of Yogasanas as non invasive technique in management of Cervical Spondylosis.
Results- There were 50 patients of Cervical spondylosis taken for the study and those were divided randomly in 2 groups. One group was control group wherein patient were on Conservative treatment. Other group was instructed to perform Yogasanas along with the conservative treatment. It was observed that Trial group patient responded much better and earlier to the treatment as compared to Control group.
Conclusion- It was observed that Yogasanas as part of regime helps to prevent Cervical spondylosis and It also acts as fantastic adjuvant therapy along with the conservative medicine in management and improving the prognosis of Cervical Spondylosis.
Keywords: Yogasanas, Cervical spondylosis, Pain, stress.