Back Pain Treatment
Back Pain Treatment
Back pain now-a-days is a common problem experienced by all people. The reason for back pain varies from individual to individual. Some factors that cause back pain are our body postures, age related degenerative disorders, injuries during sports activities, wear and tear of muscles during our day-today activities and while weight lifting, etc.
â€¨â€¨Our exclusive back pain management includes Dr. Smitha Ashok signature therapies. Doctor is well experienced in treating various back pain related issues. Our Ayurvedic treatment for back pain and joint pain is by through analysis and understanding the underlying cause thereby, helping to reduce the pain and swelling and correct the spine issues through Authentic Ayurvedic Treatment. Ayurveda is always a best treatment of choice for low back pain and all types of joint pain related issues.
Majority of pain experienced by people are Muscular in origin resulting in fatigue, sleep disturbance and reduced activity of our daily life. Ayurvedic treatments like Abhyangam, Kizhi and Dhara are provided to get relief from Muscular Skeletal pain.
Low Back Ache
Shooting, burning or dull ache over the lower back region. Causes of Low back can be any of the following.
- Muscle or ligament strain - Sudden or repeated movement of the spine can strain back muscles and spinal ligaments. Strain on your back can cause painful muscle spasms.
- Bulging or ruptured discs - Injury or trauma to the spine causes damage to the discs that act as cushions between the bones (vertebrae) in the spine. The jelly like soft material inside the disc can bulge or rupture and press on a nerve after a trauma or injury. But low back pain can also occur even with out a ruptured or herniated disc.
- Arthritis - Osteoarthritis can affect the lower back. Arthritis in the spine can lead to a narrowing of the space around the spinal cord, a condition called spinal stenosis. Age related degeneration is also a cause for low back ache.
- Osteoporosis - Vertebrae becoming brittle which can lead to fracture
- Lack of Exercise
Ayurvedic treatments for low back painAyurvedic treatments mainy aims at reducing the inflammation, pain and stiffness over the lower back by balancing the doshas and also to to improve the flexibility of the joints. Diet chart along with life style changes are advised at the time of consultation with doctor.
Podikkizhi â€“ Herbal powder is made into a potli and applied over the affected joints. Very effective in reducing the stiffness and swelling over the muscles and joints. Relieves pain and increases blood circulation. Reduces muscle spasm.
Kashayadhara â€“ Luke warm Medicated decoction is poured on your body in a steady and constant stream. Very effective in the treatment of pain ,stiffness and swelling associated with low back ache.
Abhyangam - Massage of the entire body from Head to Toe with special herb infused oil. Increases blood circulation and reduces stiffness and inflammation of muscles and joints.
Lepanam â€“ Medicinal herbs are mixed in the form of paste and applied over the affected area. Reduces pain and inflammation around joints and muscles. Elakizhi â€“ Herbal leaves are sauted in herbal oil and made into potli ( bolus ) and applied over the neck and para-cervical and para-lumbar muscles. Reduces muscle spasm, stiffness and inflamation over the neck region. Enhances blood circulation and eliminates toxins. Improves the flexibility of the joint.
Kadivasti â€“ Medicated warm herbal oil is poured and pooled for 20 to 30 minutes , in a cabin ,constructed over the lowerback with black gram powder dough. Alleviates back pain and reduces stiffness. Lubricates the joint and make the joint flexible. Improves circulation around the lower back joints.
Njavara kizhi - Procedure in which cooked njavara rice is mixed with milk and herbal extract of kurunthotti, made into boluses called kizhi and a massage is given over the affected area. Very effective treatment in strengthening and nourishing the muscles and joint of the lowerback.
Pizhichil - Medicated oil is poured on your body in a steady and constant stream followed by a massage.Helps in reducing numbness, tingling sensation and also helps to reduce the weakness.