We, at the Institute of Applied Dermatology, Kasaragod, have successfully developed a model of integrated medicine and effectively treat Lymphatic Filariasis, other causes of lymphedema and brought relief to thousands of patients across India and South East Asia.
The Institute of Applied Dermatology in Kasaragod, Kerala, is today, the world’s lead Lymphoedema and integrative medicine hospital and has been mentioned as world’s lead lymphology clinic in one of World Health Organisation (WHO) publications. It was started in 1999 as a not-for-profit venture to provide effective treatment for skin diseases. Being sector-specific for skin care treatment, this skin clinic is emerging as first choice of contact for all long-standing skin problems, applying an integrative treatments using holistic approach.
IAD focuses on Integrative protocol of disease management in various diseases, like vitiligo, psoriasis, lichen planus, non-healing ulcers, warts and hemiplegia.
An integrative approach combining treatments of Modern medicine (Allopathy), Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Yoga has helped IAD to treat lymphedema and other chronic skin diseases.
Today, IAD is recognized as a primary destination for lymphatic filariasis, secondary lymphedema and breast cancer related lymphedema treatment in India and South East Asian countries. Integrative medicine treatments provided by IAD have been well researched, published in international scientific journals and acknowledged by peer expert groups.
Through years of research and experience, IAD has grown from a small clinic to one of the primary applied dermatology hospitals in the country. Started by a group of eminent Indian medical experts, IAD now collaborates with experts worldwide for better care of difficult – to -treat skin diseases and lymphoedema.
Footages of IADs Integrative treatment approach
Integrative Medicine Treatment of Filariasis /Lymphoedema About UsDR. S.R. NARAHARI, DIRECTOR AND CHIEF DERMATOLOGIST ON FILARIASIS AND INTEGRATED MEDICINE TREATMENT Interview with Prof. Terence. J Ryan, Emeritus Professor of Dermatology, Oxford,UK. Prof. Peter Mortimer, Professor of Dermatology and Lymphovascular Medicine, St. George’s, University of London, UK on his association with IAD
Development of Protocols for Evidence Based Ayurveda Pertaining to Dermatology and sexually Transmitted Diseases.
IAD is a success story of volunteerism. Doctors, scientists, social workers and Intellectuals from around the world.
- When I came here, I got to know what the procedure was, how the treatment was done. So, right now I am Comfortable, having lost around 18 k.g. The treatment is very good. I feel happy being normal now. — Nikhil Nagawanshi Mumbai
- The treatment here is very good. There’s no other place in India providing treatment for filariasis. I had tried other places but nowhere could I get proper treatment. I am very satisfied. I will send people suffering from filariasis in my area to IAD. — Dinesh Kumar Yadav, Bihar
Dr. Nandini Kumar , Former DDG (ICMR), Vice President, Forum for Ethical Review Committees in India, Chennai, Dr Rajagopala S, HoD & (Assoc. Prof), Department of Bala Roga, All India Institute of Ayurveda with Dr. Roopa Kamath, Ayurveda Consultant, IAD