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Department of Kayachikitsa / General Medicine

Ayurveda engages with the human body in a holistic manner. The protection and maintenance 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 a special mention in this aspect. Often presented 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. Priya V. S. 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, Spondylitis, overall malaise and debility, acute infections, age related wear and tear.
  • Male Infertility and General Rejuvenation.

Department of Prasootitantra and Streeroga / Gynaecology & Obstetrics

‘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. Ayurveda Shastra is also invested in ‘Eugenics’, a branch of Science that is concerned 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 conceive and successfully deliver a baby. Polycystic Ovarian Disease, a syndrome characterized 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:

  • Skin conditions like recurrent Fungal infections, Dandruff, Eczema, Psoriasis, Urticaria.
  • Pelvic inflammatory diseases.
  • Uterine fibroids.
  • Endometriosis.
  • Ovarian and Uterine cysts.
  • Cervical erosion & polyps.
  • Nabothian cysts.
  • Dysfunctional Uterine bleeding, Menorrhagia, Amenorrhea and other bleeding disorders.
  • Menopausal Syndrome.
  • Male & Female Infertility.
  • Leucorrhoea.
  • Candidiasis.
  • PCOD etc.

Department of Shalakya Tantra / Ophthalmology & 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 speciality of ENT, the department that extensively deals 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.
  • Cataract.
  • Glaucoma.
  • Diabetic retinopathy.
  • Macular degenerative disorders.
  • Serous Retinopathy.
  • Otitis.
  • Recurrent pharyngitis.
  • Nasal polyps, Nasal Septal deviations etc.

Department of Physiotherapy

We have a well equipped Physiotherapy Unit functioning at our hospital. In case of Busculo-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 category.

Department of Therapeutic Yoga

The word “Yoga” means “union” in Sanskrit. Yoga aims to attain a union between the body, mind and 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 the population at large, Yoga asanas, Pranayama and Meditation as advised by Mr. Sandeep, our inhouse Yoga therapist, have helped restore quality of life to our patients.