Dr. Viva Bipin (Ayurveda) needs a second opinion on this medical case.
A 65 yr old male patient, complained of pricking type of pain on sitting... since few days...!!
Previous history of frozen shoulder...!!
Appeared to be vata-pitta prakriti..
He is a retired govt employee...!!
Does daily 1 hr walk..!!
No pain / tenderness in the low - back
No radiating pain..!!
SLR - negative..!!
No h/o trauma..!!
Provisional diagnosis- Coccydynia
Ayurvedically- Trikashoola/ Gudagata vata...!!?
Advised- E/A with Valiya Narayana tailam & Ketaki muladi tailam,followed by Swedana for 5 days.
Dazzle ointment at night,followed by application of Rhue plaster..!!
Was asked to sit ,with leaning forward, with cushion support...!!
The patient reported relief..!!
Age- related degeneration, might be the reason,so he was advised to do Abhyanga with Dhanwantaram kuzhambu, weekly twice,followed by warm water bath..!!