Department of Kayachikitsa / General Medicine
Ayurveda engages with the human body in a holistic manner. The protection and maintainance of the digestive fire or Jataragni is paramount and central to all treatment modalities of Ayurveda. This in turn ensures optimum health of various metabolic agencies in the body imperative to the health and well being of the individual.
Lifestyle disorders like Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Thyroid disorders etc and Gastro-intestinal Tract Disorders like Crohn’s disease deserve special mention in this aspect. Often presenting in our OP after having attained chronicity, they are dealt with expertly by our Kayachikitsa department with
Dr. D Ramanathan, Dr. J Mannachan and Dr. Jinu Sasidharan at the helm. Following are some other conditions that come under the purview of this specialty:
- Skin conditions like recurrent fungal infections, dandruff, eczema, psoriasis, urticaria;
- Arthritic diseases like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gouty arthritis, rheumatic fever;
- Nervous system pathologies like motor neuron disorders, paraplegia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinsonism;
- Spine pathologies like Cervical and Lumbar Spondylosis, Sponylitis, Overall malaise and debilty, acute infections, age related wear and tear
Male Infertility and general Rejuventation
Department of Prasootitantra and Streeroga/ Gyneacology & Obstretics
‘Prasuta’ in Sanskrit means ‘one who has delivered’.Maternal and Child healthcare is the lifeline of human communities. Ayurveda gives prime importance to a woman’s reproductive health. Prasootitantra goes several steps further by advising active management of each stage of pregnancy through diet, lifestyle and complementary herbal medications for optimum health of the pregnant mother and the progeny thereafter. Ayurvedasastra is also invested in ‘Eugenics’, a branch of science that concerns with the optimum health and qualities of the progeny.
In the able hands of Dr. Bhagavathy Ammal, the hospital has become a haven for couples struggling with difficulty to concieve and succesfully deliver a baby. Polycystic ovarian disease, a syndrome characterised by symptoms which affect the physical, mental and social health profile of a patient, plagues a large population of young women in the reproductive age group in our state. Largely attributed to a sedentary lifestyle, mental stress and faulty eating habits, it is a lifestyle disorder that paves the way to a bevy of metabolic disorders like diabetes, obesity and thyroid malfunction as the woman ages. Our hospital has been consistent in successfully dealing with these cases as evidenced by a large proportion of our satisfied patients. Following are some of the disease conditions which come within the purview of this specialty and are successfully treated at out hospital:
- Pelvic inflammatory diseases
- Uterine fibroids
- Ovarian and Uterine cysts
- Cervical erosion & polyps,
- Nabothian cysts
- Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, menorrhagia, amenorrhea and other bleeding disorders
- Menopausal syndrome
- Male & Female Infertility
- PCOD etc
Department of Shalyatantra/ Surgery
The term ‘Shalya’ in Sanskrit refers to a ‘foreign’ body that specifically causes irritation within or without the body. Our specialist physician Dr. Pouse Poulose skilfully caters to these spectrum of disorders in our OP. Rubber band ligation, Ksharasootra and Electric cautery are some of the high precision methods employed in our Minor OT for precision and preventing recurrence of the disease pathology. Controlled blood letting through leeching (Jaloukavacharan) and venipuncture (siravedha) are widely suggested to overcome a pleothra of diseases arising from poor blood circulation and an impure or deficient Raktadhatu.
- Management of fractures,
- Traumatic wounds
- Healing and Non-healing Ulcers
- Internal and External heammorhoids,
- Fistulae in ano
- Skin manifestations like warts, skin tags and moles,
come specifically in the purview of this specialty.
Department of Shalakya tantra/ Ophtalmology & ENT
All disease pathologies pertaining to the ‘Utthamanga’, the part of the human body shoulder above, come under this area of specialization. However, drawing parallels to the allopathic specialty of ENT, the department extensively with acute and chronic conditions of Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat. Our specialist physician Dr. Sreejith Mukkadekat boasts of the famous Mukkadekat lineage in the field of Netrachikitsa. We have had consistent results in dealing with the following disease conditions
- Short sight, Long sight, Presbyopia, Astigmatism
- Painful and painless vision loss
- Diabetic retinopathy
- Macular degenerative disorders
- Serous Retinopathies
- Recurrent pharyngitis
- Nasal polyps, Nasal deptal deviations etc
Department of Manoroga Chikitsa/ Psychiatry
The terrain of psychosomatic disorders is not foreign to Ayurveda. Management of the mental faculty is actively discussed in the treatment modalities of many diseases. Our Specialist physician Dr. Nayana S effciently manages a broad spectrum of disorders with a combination of medical prescriptions and highly effective psychotherapeutic tools like Counselling, as follows:
- Stress diorders
- Panic attacks
- Learning disabilities in children
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorders,
- Autism spectrum behavioral disorders
- Phobic-Manic depressions and Bi-polar disorders
- Organic and Senile mental disorders
We also conduct regular Student Reprogramming Worskhops for students to work on their inter-perosnal and intrapersonal skills and educate them on effective learning methods.
Department of Physiotherapy
We have a well equipped Physiotherapy Unit functioning at our hospital. In case of musculo-skeletal disorders, medication alone is rarely sufficient. Controlled and systematic joint manipulation sets the patient much further on the path to complete recovery. Our competent physiotherapists Dr. Sanil Raj (MPT) and Mr. Karthik (BPT), treat a number of conditions such as sprains, back pain, arthritis, strains, incontinence, bursitis, posture problems, sport and workplace injuries, plus reduced mobility with amazing results. Rehabilitation following surgery is also included within this categoryhods.
Department of Therapeutic Yoga
The word “Yoga” means “union”in sanskrit. Yoga aims to attain a union between body, mind and the soul. Founded in ancient India as a way of life to attain moksha (heaven) and later developed as an excellent exercise for the body and mind, yoga ,when practiced correctly, will help us attain better health as well as connect us with our inner self.
We combine Ayurvedic medication with Therapeutic yoga to cater to your health concerns. At a time when lifestyle diseases have become the bane of population at large, Yoga asanas, Pranamayma and Meditation as advised by Mr. Sandeep, our inhouse Yoga therapist, have helped restore quality of life to our patients.