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SIDDHA TREATMENT FOR CALCANEAL SPUR
Calcaneal spur (Heel spur) is a painful condition in which there will be severe pain in the heel. There is a bony outgrowth in the calcanial bone (Heel bone) due to continuous stress in the region. The pain in this disease will be more severe when waking up in the morning or walking after period of rest.


In siddha system of medicine the calvaneal spur is referred as Kuthikaal Vatham.

TREATMENT

The main aim of the treatment is to reduce the level of injury in the concerned area and thereby maximum possible pain relief, for that internal medicines, external applications and exercise are must.

INTERNAL MEDICINES

The following siddha medicines can be used with an advice of a siddha physician.
Singi Chunnam
Chitramutti madakku thylam
Ayakantha chenduram
Ayaveera chenduram
Arumugha Chenduram
Chandamarutha Chenduram
Athirshta Rasayanam.

EXTERNAL MEDICINES

Chitramutti Madakku Thyalam
Sivappu Kukkil Thylam
Mayana Thyalam

Special Medicines for Calcaneal spur (To be prepared by self)

1. Euphorbia tirucalli (Thirikkalli) is fried with castor oil and add crushed leaves of Clerodendrum phlomodis(Thazhuthalai), Vitex negundo(Nochi) to it and applied to the affected foot as a medicated bandage. (Agasthyar vaidyam 292,293/ External therapies of siddha medicine (P.9))



2. Calatropis giganta (Erikku) leaves are cleaned and placed over a hot Brick and step over it until get sufficient heat. Do it daily twice after applying suitable oils to the affected part.



EXERCISE

The aim of exercise is to strengthen calf and lower leg muscles there by reduce the stress in the calcaneal bone.


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