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Herbal Remedies for Colles Fracture (Broken Wrist)

Abstract

What is a colles fracture? Why is it caused and what is the treatment of a colles fracture? Colles fracture is a fracture in which there is a break in the wrist. This is majorly caused by accident, fall or during playing sports. In this article we will be discussing and get to know about colles fracture in detail like how it can be prevented, and what are the symptoms of colles fracture. What is the treatment of a colles fracture? Ayurvedic correlation as well as Ayurvedic treatment of the disease. So, please be with me till the end.

Colles fracture, Broken wrist

Introduction

Colles Fracture is a fracture of the wrist in which there is a dorsally flexed hand, dorsally displaced and dorsally angulated. Colles fracture is one of the most common fractures of the hand and its very painful as well as serious injury. It may take months or years to heal properly. This fracture is generally seen after a fall on an outstretched hand. In this fracture the dorsal end breaks and the end of radius near the wrist is broken. Due to old age or women after menopause are more prone to colles fracture. Skating, horseback riding, bike riding, etc are some of the causes by which there is breaking of the wrist bone.  Pain in wrist area, swelling and redness over wrist area, reduced range of motion, bruising, unusual angle etc are some of symptoms of colles fracture. Medical history, physical examination, blood tests, x rays, MRI etc are some of the diagnostic tests for colles fracture. Immobilization, splint, closed reduction and cast, analgesics, antibiotics etc are the main lines of treatment.

Ayurvedic Aspect Of Colles Fracture

Colles Fracture is a type of fracture in which the dorsal wrist bone is broken and according to Ayurveda Colles fracture is correlated by Asthi bhagna that is due to predominance of vata dosha in the body. In Asthi bhagna there is breakage of asthi due to excessive vata dosha in the body. Ayurvedic herbs are very beneficial in healing the broken bones and helps in regaining the strength.

Symptoms Of Colles Fracture

The symptoms of Colles fracture are listed below:-

  • Pain in wrist area
  • Swelling and redness over wrist area
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Bruising
  • Unusual angle

Causes Of Colles Fracture

The causes of Colles fracture are listed below:-

  • Trauma or injury (due to accident or playing sports)
  • patients 60 years and older are more prone
  • Osteoporosis

Diagnosis Of Colles Fracture

The diagnosis of Colles fracture is listed below:-

  • Medical history
  • Physical examination
  • Blood tests
  • X rays
  • MRI
  • CT scan

Treatment Of Colles Fracture

The treatment of Colles fracture is listed below:-

  • Immobilization
  • Splint
  • Closed reduction and cast
  • Analgesics
  • Antibiotics

Complications Of Colles Fracture

The complications of Colles fracture are listed below:-

  • Median nerve palsy
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Secondary osteoarthritis

Ayurvedic Treatment Of Colles Fracture By Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is an Ayurvedic medicinal brand which supplies pure herbal extracts all over the world for 20 years. All the medicines are in the form of capsules, powder, tablets, asava, arishta etc and these medicines are prepared under guidelines of the Ayurvedic board. Planet Ayurveda provides Ayurvedic herbal medicines which are extracted from pure raw material. These herbal medicines have been promising for 20 years and the results are very optimistic. This herbal medicine is made up of 100% natural extracts and has no animal product as well that means these medications are pure vegetarian and contain no chemicals and additives. Ayurvedic medicines treat the disease from depth and also help in maintaining a healthy life. Planet Ayurveda provides outstanding herbal medicine with lifestyle and dietary safeguard. Ayurvedic medicine acts as a helping hand in reducing the risk of recurrence of disease and causes no side effects of the treatment as it is pure plant-based extracts.

These are the pure Ayurvedic medicines for Colles Fracture from Planet Ayurveda as listed below:-

  1. Lakshadi Guggul
  2. Cissus Power
  3. Ashwagandhadi Ghrit
  4. Bone Support
  5. Dashmoola Capsules

Dosage / Usage

  1. Lakshadi Guggul - 2 tablets twice daily after meals.
  2. Cissus Power - 1 capsule twice daily after meals.
  3. Ashwagandhadi Ghrit - 1 tsp twice daily after meals with warm milk.
  4. Bone Support - 1 capsule twice daily after meals.
  5. Dashmoola Capsules - 1 capsule twice daily after meals.

Product Description

1. Lakshadi Guggul

Lakshadi Guggul is a herbal formulation prepared from Planet Ayurveda which is a polyherbal tablet formulation which contains ingredients like Laksha (Laccifer lacca), Hadjod (Cissus quadrangularis), Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Nagabala (Grewia populifolia) and Guggul (Commiphora mukul). Lakshadi Guggul is very effective in healing the bones, bone density which helps in fast recovery of bones after fracture. Lakshadi Guggul is very effective in pacification of vata dosha in the body and reduces pain in joints.

2. Cissus Power

Cissus Power capsule is a herbal formulation prepared from Planet Ayurveda which is a single herbal capsule formulation which contains Hadjod (Cissus quadrangularis). Cissus Power capsule is very effective at healing the bones due to any type of trauma. It helps in strengthening the bones and also aids in relieving pain in the body as well as joints.

3. Ashwagandhadi Ghrit

Ashwagandhadi Ghrit is a sneha formulation prepared from Planet Ayurveda which contains Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Cow's Ghee, Cow's milk, Water etc. Ashwagandhadi Ghrit is very effective in healing general debility and weakness. It helps in pacification of vata dosha in the body. It is effective in old age people as it helps in strengthening and improving weakness.

4. Bone Support

Bone Support is a herbal formulation prepared from Planet Ayurveda which is a polyherbal capsule formulation which contains ingredients like Laksha (Laccifer lacca), Hadjod (Cissus quadrangularis), Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Suhanjana Beej (Moringa oliefera), Praval pisti and Mukta. Bone Support is very effective in pacification of vata dosha in the body and reduces pain in joints. It also helps in fast recovery of bones after fracture and improves the effective working of joints.

5. Dashmoola Capsules

Dashmoola Capsules Bilwa (Aegle marmelos), Shyonak (Oroxylum indicum), Patla (Stereospermum suaveolens), Agnimantha (Clerodendrum phlomidis), Gambhari (Gmelina arborea), Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), Kantakari (Solanum surattense), Brihati (Solanum indicum), Prishnaparni (Uraria picta) and Shalparni (Desmodium gangeticum). Dashmoola Capsules are very effective in reducing pain in joints as it has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps in pacification of vata dosha in the body.

Conclusion

In this article we discussed the Colles Fracture, and also the Ayurvedic treatment of the Colles fracture. Ayurveda pursues the patient’s therapeutics and also helps in refining the health of the patient with ancient methods and helps in upgrading the quality of life of the patients. Hence, stated Ayurvedic medicines from Planet Ayurveda are very productive as they help in treating the disorder and are free from any preservatives and other chemicals agents that hamper your health. All the herbal formulations are purely vegetarian and made up of 100% naturally transpire organic herbs. Ayurvedic medicine acts as a helping hand for the patient and these medicines are side effect free and are having best and propitious results from many years. Ayurveda pursues the patient’s therapeutics and also helps in refining the health of the patient with ancient methods and helps in upgrading the quality of life of the patients.

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