The Kayachikitsa department offers teaching and training modules on general medicine. It comprehensively deals with the diagnosis, assessment of the patient, investigation and effective medical management of various ailments according to the fundamental principles of Ayurveda. The treatment side consists of the usage of a wide variety both internal medicines and external treatment procedures. The management modality is selected after careful assessment of various constitutional factors of the body and morbidity factors.
Salyatantra is the branch of learning different surgical and parasurgical techniques. It also includes emergrncy management, orthopedics and marma sastra( study of vital points in the body. Teaching and training of general surgery as well as limited practice of ano-rectal surgeries constitute the surgical discipline. Ksharasoothra (caustic cauteries), agnikarma (thermo cautery), rektha moksha (blood letting) are the outstanding parasurgical techniques trained.
This unique branch of Ayurveda deals in particulars with the etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of head, ear, nose, eye and throat. This department is a combination of netrachikitsa(ophthalmology) and karna-nasa-siriroga(ENT). The department offers teaching and training modules in Ophthalmology. Oto-rhino laryngology and dentistry.
Prasoothi Thanthra and Stree Roga
In Ayurveda the term given for Gynecology is Sthree roga and Obstetrics is Prasoothi tantra. Ayurveda states the ideal guidelines to be followed during pregnancy under the garbhini paricharya. It has given a detailed description of ahara (nutrition), vihara (life style) and vichara (thought process) to be followed during pregnancy. The various disorders and complications during pregnancy along with their treatment have also been highlighted. Stree roga is concerned with the learning of various gynecological disorders and its management.
It is the branch of Ayurveda that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases associated with pregnancy, childbirth (delivery) and diseases of children (Pediatrics). This department mainly deals with developmental, behavioural, and various metabolic disorders affecting the children.
This branch (Toxicology & Forensic) is concerned with the learning of wide range of natural and chemical poisons, its toxic effects on the body and its management. It also deals with forensic science and medico-legal jurisprudence. The department boasts a fully-fledged state of the art museum displaying specimen, charts and models showcasing relevant faces of medical jurisprudence, forensic medicine and toxicology.
This branch of Ayurveda includes social & preventive medicine, Yoga & Naturopathy. Any change in the dynamic equilibrium of the constituents of the body caused by dietary, lifestyle, routine or climatic imbalances — manifests itself as a disturbance in the physical and mental well being of the person. Ayurveda takes these very individualistic parameters to ease the body back into its rhythm and includes personal hygiene, daily & seasonal routines, social code of conduct & ethics in the journey towards balance.
Panchakarma is a comprehensive system of knowledge and practices to purify the body from cumulative body toxins and restore it to balance with natural law. These five therapeutic means of eliminating toxins from the body are Vamana, Virechana, Nasya, Basti and Raktamoskshana. This series of five therapies help remove deep-rooted stress and illness causing toxins from the body while balancing the doshas (factors that govern all biological functions). This department focuses on imparting efficient training on different therapies.