Charcot’s joint, also known as neurogenic arthropathy, is a chronic, progressive, and degenerative disease of one or more joints, characterized by swelling, joint, instability, hemorrhage, heat, and atrophic or hypertrophic changes in the bone. The disease can be caused by a neurological disorder, diabetic neuropathy, leprosy, and a decrease or absence of sensation of pain in the joint. This condition usually affects the knee.
The Ayurvedic treatment of Charcot’s joint is to treat the underlying cause and help in the nerve regeneration of the affected joint. Drugs like Yogaraj-Guggulu, Kaishore-Guggulu, Vat-Gajankush-Ras, Bruhat-Vat-Chintamani, Ekang-Veer-Ras, Tapyadi-Loh, Asbestos-Bhasma and Trivang-Bhasma are used to treat neurological disorders. Treatment of diabetic neuropathy Amalaki (Amblica offic Fisinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Haridra (Curcuma longi), Daruharidra (Barberis arista), Mamejwa (Enicostema litorelana), Goodmarna (Bosamna). ), Vijayasara (Tetropus marsupium), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Nimba (Freedom indicator), Chirata (Svertia chirata) and Carvellaca (Momordica charantia). Leprosy can be treated with drugs like Kaishore-Guggulu, Arogya-Vardhini, Triphala-Guggulu, Sukshma-Triphala, Tapyadi-Loh, Suvarna-Bhasma and Suvarna-Samir-Panag-Ras.
Decreased pain sensation in the affected joint can be treated with Kaishore-Guggulu, Tapyadi-Loh, Yashtimadhuk (Glyceriza glabra), Mandukparni (Sentella Asiatica), Agnitundi-Vati, Vish-Tinduk-Vati, Trikatu (three). , Chitrak (Plumbago Zelenica), Chavya (Piper retrofractrum), Nirgundi (Vitex negundo), Rasna (Pluchia lanceolata) and Dashmul (ten roots). Can be combined using drugs like Triodashang-Guggulu, Lakshmi-Guggulu, Simhanad-Guggulu, Osteoporosis (Sisus Quadrangularis), Ashwagandha (Vithania Somnifera), Conch-Bhasma, Shring-Bhasam and Prasal. .
In order to reduce permanent and permanent damage to the joint, early start of treatment in this condition is important. Equally important is the protection of the joint by reducing the weight using a crutch or walking king stick.