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Article: A REVIEW ON HAST AND PARVSANDHI (PALM AND PHALANGEAL JOINTS): AN AYURVEDIC AND MODERN PERSPECTIVE
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Shweta S Shete *, Dnyaneshwar Meshram, Gurunath Khanolkar, Jayashri Mhaisekar, Kishorkumar Madavi
Abstract: Ayurveda is called the science of life. It teaches us not only to deal with disease but also how to improve and maintain health. Along with modern anatomy, terms like marma, kurcha, and asthisamghat gave precise information about sharir rachana. The knowledge about the structural part of hast and parv pradesh helps the treatment. The human body is designed for grasping, precise movements and for serving as a tactile organ. There is a big area in the brain's motor cortex for muscles. Sandhi is formed by more than one bone, ligament and other structures. They are essential for locomotion and various movements of the body. There are two hundred and ten sandhi’s in body, and they play various movements. Small sandhi is called khuda sandhi. They are fifteen in number, according to Acharya Sushruta.
Keyword: Hand, Parvsandhi, Marma.