xii, 135p., B/W Illus., Bib., 18 cm. (Kashi Ayurveda Series No. 44)
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction : i. Anatomy and Physiology of Joints. ii. Classification of Joint Disorders. 2. Amavata. 3. Rheumatoid Arthritis. 4. Concept of Ama. 5. Correlation between Concept of Ama and Free Radical Theory. 6. Sandhi-gata Vata (Osteoarthritis). 7. Investigations. 8. Differential Diagnosis. 9. Management of Articular Disorders.
This book Amavata Vijnana or Rheumatology in Ayurveda is a sincere effort in this direction. It has explained in a very simple language the intricacies of Amavata, Sandhivata and Vatarakta. A very good correlation between the pathogenesis both from modern and Ayurvedic point of view is a highlight of this book. It contains excellent photographs that will help the reader to visualize the conditions very easily.