Tropical phytotherapeutic treatment for achieving knee symmetry in osteoarthritis – A sustainable approach


  • Apurba Ganguly Founder and Head Researcher, OPTM Health Care & Research Institute. 145, Rashbehari Avenue Kolkata – 700 029 India.


Knee symmetry, Knee surgery, Phytoconstituents, Phytomecdicine


Throughout the world a large number of patients suffering from osteoarthritis are undergoing knee surgery and knee replacement every year. Though the surgery or replacement methods are expensive , these cannot make both knees symmetrical in all anatomical measurements.The present paper , reports for the first time , a noble method ,alternative to knee surgery by topical applications of phytoconstituents.The treatment involves topical applications of phytoconstituents from medicinal plants by manually applied with wooden roller and pluse-therapy technique for a period of 42days. The patients recover completely from osteoarthritis pain and both their knees become symmetrical anatomically , supported by pathological and radiological observations.


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Apurba Ganguly. Tropical phytotherapeutic treatment for achieving knee symmetry in osteoarthritis – A sustainable approach. ijp [Internet]. 2014 Dec. 31 [cited 2024 Feb. 29];6(4):489-50. Available from:



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