ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION – Ayurvedic Treatment, Diet, Exercises, Research Papers, Yoga & Pranayama

Acromioclavicular joint separation is also known as ‘separated shoulder’. It occurs due to the injury in the ligaments between the clavicle and shoulder blade.

  • SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • CAUSES OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • DIAGNOSIS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • TREATMENTS FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • PROGNOSIS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • COMPLICATIONS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION  AND AYURVEDA
  • NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • AYURVEDIC LOCAL TREATMENT FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • AYURVEDIC SHODHANA TREATMENT FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • HOME REMEDIES FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 
  • YOGA FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Pain on the shoulder joint  while movements
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Tenderness on shoulder  joint
  • A bump on the top of the shoulder

CAUSES OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Injuries to ligaments of shoulder joint
  • Fall directly on the shoulder
  • Blow on the top of the shoulder joint

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

Due to the above-mentioned causes, the ligaments between the shoulder joint and clavicle injured lead to the manifestation of symptoms like pain, tenderness, limited movement etc.

DIAGNOSIS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  1. EXAMINATIONS
  • Inspection – joint deformity, redness, swelling
  • Palpation – tenderness, 
  • Movements of shoulder joint
  • INVESTIGATIONS
  • X – rays

TREATMENTS FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Medications – Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, Analgesic.
  • Surgical management – replacement
  • Physiotherapy

PROGNOSIS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Acromioclavicular joint separation  due to traumatic injuries difficult to cure need special care and rest

COMPLICATIONS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION              

  • Damage to rotator cuff
  • Arthritis of the shoulder joint
  • Limited range of movement of elbow joint

ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION AND AYURVEDA   

  • In Ayurveda,acromioclavicular joint separation  falls under ‘ sandhimuktha’, can be managed based on vata vyadhi chikilsa, particularly snayugata vata
  • According to Ayurveda, the shoulder joint is called amsa sandhi.

NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Excessive physical exercise.
  • Trauma
  • Injuries

PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Pain in the shoulder joint on movement.

SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Vata, pitta and kapha dosha move through all channels of circulation. Due to the subtle nature of vata it impels the remaining two doshas.
  • The aggravated vata after traumatic injuries having provoked these two doshas, exacerbated and fills up the empty channels and moves greatly inside them or by getting enveloped by the other doshas.
  • The aggravated vata resides in the shoulder joint and produces different kinds of aches and pains.

LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Toda – Pain on shoulder joint

AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Pain associated with traumatic injuries is difficult to cure – krichra sadhya

CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

Ayurvedic local treatment for ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Svedam – local fermentation
  • Pain-relieving lepa application
  • Immobilization  with murivenna bandage

AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Balarishtam
  • Maharasnadi kashyam
  • Gandha tailam along with milk
  • Laksha guggulu
  • Trayodasanga guggulu
  • Mahayogaraja guggulu

 AYURVEDIC SHODHANA TREATMENT FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • NASYA- Ksheerabala, anutaila

COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

Internal administration

HOME REMEDIES FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Heat application on the affected area with a towel dipped in hot water
  • Massage the painful area for 15 minutes ( NOT too much pressure )

DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Avoid food items that produce vata dosha imbalance like cold and dry food, hard to digest. Because vata imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Consume easily digestible food items, cow’s milk
  • Avoid heavy exercises which further aggravate the conditions.
  • Oil massage on affected area advised. Which alleviates vata dosha
  • Take proper rest.

YOGA FOR ACROMIOCLAVICULAR JOINT SEPARATION 

  • Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – Calms the mind and gets relief from aches and pains

The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, and the body relaxed. The patient has to close one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using the right hand and vice versa) with the thumb and exhale completely through the other nostril. Again, he will have to breathe in deeply through the other nostril while the opposite nostril is still closed with the thumb.                            

·       Tadasana

·       virabhadrasana

  • Anjali mudra

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Ayurveda Expert, India
Dr. Rajesh Nair, Consultant, Ayurvedaforall

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