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International Journal of Herbal Medicine
Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part A (2015)

Dalk (Massage): A Unani Therapeutic Manipulative Procedure in Rehabilitation of Psychosomatic and Neurological Disorders

Author(s): Mohd Jafar, Abdul Nasir Ansari, Md Izhar Alam, Mohd Khalid, Danish Mand
Abstract: In Unani system of medicine, Dalk known as massage is an ancient mode of treatment. Massage has been generally used for its preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative purposes since the time of Buqrat (Hippocrates). It has been mainly advised in the management of various neurological and psychological diseases. Several clinical trials have recognised its efficacy in these diseases on scientific parameters. This review article aims to explore the preventive as well as therapeutic application of Dalk (massage) in perspective of classical Unani texts and their various indications in psychosomatic and neurological diseases.
Pages: 36-38  |  907 Views  17 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mohd Jafar, Abdul Nasir Ansari, Md Izhar Alam, Mohd Khalid, Danish Mand. Dalk (Massage): A Unani Therapeutic Manipulative Procedure in Rehabilitation of Psychosomatic and Neurological Disorders. International Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2015; 3(3): 36-38.
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