Ayurvedic treatment for Broken collar bone

Broken collar bone

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Broken collar bone


Management of a broken collar bone involves immobilizing the shoulder joint and supporting it with a sling or bandage1

If needed, surgery and thereafter rehabilitation therapy are also recommended.1

Ayurveda also believes in manual manipulation to adjust bones to their proper positions and then apply bandages in some form to mobilize them.3

Additionally, Ayurveda also recommends a combination of healthy diet (ahar) and lifestyle changes (vihar) in order to manage the condition effectively. These includes3

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Consume diet rich in Calcium and Vitamin C for early recovery
  • Increase protein intake in your diet with foods such as milk, eggs, chicken soup, fish, lentils, curd and paneer to help retain muscle and cause early bone recovery
  • Increase intake of vata-decreasing foods such as-
    • Rice
    • Ghee
    • Boiled milk
  • Include herbs like Manjishtha, red sandalwood, shatavari, flaxseed etc in diet
  • Avoid certain foods in your diet, such as-
    • Carbonated drinks
    • Packaged foods
    • Junk food
    • Salt
    • Spicy foods
    • Acidic, pungent and alkaline foods
    • Oily foods

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Take adequate rest to ensure quick healing of bones
  • For bandaging and washing, use of tree bard of herbs of nyagrodhadi These include licorice, lodhra, pipal tree, guggul (salai tree), Indian persimmon (tinduka/temru), mango, arjuna, and haritaki
  • Avoid putting pressure on the injured part
  • Regular cold washes, plastering and gentle oil massages may be done as per your Doctor's advice.

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