Panchakarma, the penta bio purificatory therapies are the important modalities used for managing diseases in Ayurveda.
Panchakarma has both curative as well as preventive role. It plays important role not only for curing ailments but also to maintain the normal health of the healthy.
Department of Panchakarma here has the responsibility to ensure the systematic scientific timely conductance of all the kriyakrama that the admitted patients have to undergo as per the instruction of the respective physicians.
Various kriyakramas [procedures] are done both in OPD as well as IPD levels. Close monitoring of each procedure by the Medical Officers, proper documentation of outcome, Panchakarma treatment card for each patient with specifications and instructions to therapists, scientific assessment of each procedure and its therapeutic outcome are some of the highlights of our department.
The department works as a unit with specialist medical consultant, Panchakarma medical officers and well trained therapists forming the team.
The department also specifically deals with the following group of diseases.
Neurological cases : the conditions which are included under the broad spectrum of Vatavyadhi in Ayurveda are dealt here. They include stroke and rehabilitation, parkinsons disease, Alzheimers disease, MND, Radiculopathies Transverse Myelitis and other conditions affecting the Brain and nerve cells, Rheumatological cases.
The various conditions affecting the locomotor system like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteo Arthritis, SLE, Gout etc.
Gastroenterology cases : The various conditions afflicting the gastrointestinal system like acidity, gastritis, peptic ulcer, IBS, Liver disorders, chronic constipation etc.
The department also runs a special OPD for Parkinson ’s disease every Wednesday.