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Colles Fracture

Updated: Nov 7, 2023


Colles Fracture

AYURVEDIC ASPECT OF FRACTURES


In Ayurveda, Bhagna is the term used for fractures. Bhagna is a condition where a break in a continuity of the structure of the bone occurs causing lack of the motion of the bone. Sometimes lack of motion can be due to dislocation which is called Sandhi muktha. In Ayurveda around 12 types of dislocations and 6 types of fractures are described.


SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF THE COLLES FRACTURE


SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF THE COLLES FRACTURE ARE

  • Tenderness

  • Pain that aggravates on flexing the wrist

  • Swelling

  • Bruising

  • Dinner fork deformity, i.e. deformity caused due to bent and crooked bone due to fracture


CAUSES OF COLLES FRACTURE


Colles fracture occurs when a person while falling stretch the hand out for saving themselves and fall on it. This can also occur during a car accident trauma. Colles fracture or broken wrist is common in the people involved in the sports activities like skiers, contact sports, bikers and inline skaters. There are also high risk factors like people suffering from thinning of bones or osteoporosis. However anyone can get it if the trauma occurs in the wrist.


DIAGNOSIS OF THE COLLES FRACTURE


If you are experiencing a pain in the arm preventing the normal use of it, you must contact the doctor. Never delay in contacting a doctor immediately if you are having deformed wrist, pain in the wrist, numbness in the hand, wrist and fingers and there is also change of color in the fingers, turning pale or white. Until the doctor examines it, put an ice pack on the wrist and keep it elevated. Remove the rings of any accessories from the fingers before any swelling occurs.


The most common way to diagnose any type of fracture is X-ray. In X-ray your doctor can assess if there is fracture or dislocation, site of fracture and number of broken pieces.


TREATMENT OF COLLES FRACTURE


Conventional Treatment for Colles’ Fracture aims at fixing all the broken bones into their place and keeping it like that until they are healed. It occurs with the help of different ways depending upon the age of the person, extent and nature of the injury and level of their activity.


AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR COLLES FRACTURE


Ayurvedic treatment in case of fractures acts as supportive treatment where different types of remedies are used to accelerate the healing of the fracture. There are different herbs in nature which possess natural qualities to heal the broken bones.


HERBAL REMEDIES OF PLANTBASED AYURVEDA FOR COLLES FRACTURE


Planet Ayurveda is a well-known name in the field of herbal and Ayurvedic pharmaceutical companies. There are a wide range of herbal remedies and products that are manufactured here using classical Ayurvedic techniques and best of the herbs and natural compounds are used to prepare these products. For Colles’ fracture and other types of fractures as well, Planet Ayurveda offers a combination of herbal remedies.


PRODUCTS LIST

FRACTURE HEALING PACK

  • Lakshadi guggul

  • Cissus power

  • Ashwagandhadi ghrit

  • Bone support

  • Dashmoola capsule


PRODUCT DESCRIPTION


1. LAKSHADI GUGGUL

This Ayurvedic remedy is very well known to treat different types of fractures. Lakshadi guggul helps in healing broken bones, osteophytes etc. It increases the calcium deposition in the bones and makes them strong. Herbs like Laksha (Laccifer lacca), Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), Asthisamharaka (Cissus quadrangularis) etc.


2. CISSUS POWER

It is prepared from a standardized extract of Hadjod (Cissus quadrangularis). Cissus power is one of the best formulas for strengthening bones and healing broken bones.


Dosage– Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water

3. ASHWAGANDHADI GHRIT

This Ayurvedic formulation is in the form of ghee and prepared using majorly Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). Ashwagandhadi ghrit strengthen the bones and overall body, helps in treating deficiencies and helps in healing of fractured bones naturally. It also promotes the overall health and nourishes joint, bones and tissues.


Dosage- Take 1 teaspoon twice daily after meals with warm milk


4. BONE SUPPORT

These capsules are prepared using herbs like Suhanjana beej (Moringa oleifera), Shudh laksha (Laccifer lacca), Arjun (Terminalia arjuna), Hadjod (Cissus quadrangularis), Mukta (Compound of pearl calcium), and Praval pishti (Corallium rubrum). Bone support capsules help in maintaining healthy bones, increases bone density and help in healing.


Dosage- Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water

5. DASHMOOLA CAPSULE

Dashmoola capsule is prepared by herbs like Patla (Stereospermum suaveolens), Bilwa (Aegle marmelos), Shyonak (Oroxylum indicum), Brihati (Solanum indicum), Gambhari (Gmelina arborea), etc. These capsules impart strength to the bones and increase the healing rate of the bones. It also helps in relieving the inflammation which occurs in fractures.


Dosage- Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water






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