2019, Vol. 3 Issue 3, Part APages: 22-28
Update of radio-ulnar fracture in modern medicine and Unani medicine: A review
WM Sarfaraz Nawaz, KMDF Rahiman Siddiqui, Sayeed Hassan and Dilawer Baig
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In Unani literature bone (Azm) fracture is known as “Kasar. Basically Kasar (Fracture) is an example of Tafarruq-e-Itteshal. Radio-ulnar fracture is a type of fracture where fracture occurs between radius and ulna. Distal radius fractures are one of the most common types of fractures, accounting for around 25% of fractures in the paediatric population and up to 18% of all fractures in the elderly age group. Ancient Unani Literature is augmented in Kasar where as Unani physician described broadly the pathology, manifestation & treatment. Bone-healing activity of Shilajeet, Harjor, Kushta Sadaf, Khamirah Marvareed in human is effective.