Author : Admin | Date: May 12, 2020
category : Ayurveda
Back pain is a very common health issue that is found in 90% of the world population. Chronic back pain will affect one's personal, social and professional life. Normal life will become difficult. Even walking, driving and sitting becomes an issue in daily life.
Back pain occurs mainly due to lifestyle changes. Arthritis, spondylosis, osteoarthritis etc are some of the reasons for back pain. Too much sitting, lack of exercise, wrong posture, overweight and smoking also causes back pain. Back pain is diagnosed based on the symptoms to find the exact cause behind. It is very important to find the cause to suggest better treatment for back pain. Ayurveda provides effective treatment for back pain that occurs due to different causes.
Abhyangam: Abhyangam is the full body massage using ayurvedic oils. It reduces pain in joints and lubricates it.
Keti Basti: In this treatment warm herbal oil is poured in the lower back and retained using gram paste or wheat flour.
Pizhichil: It is the squeeze of warm medicated oil on to the body using cloth that is dipped in oil. It strengthens muscles and reduces the intensity of back pain.
Kizhi: It uses herbal powders, leaves, rice, sand etc laid in cloth to make satchels. These satchels then are heated and dipped in medicated oil and applied to the specified body parts. It reduces aggregated ;Vata and Kapha doshas in the body.
Sneha Vasti and Kashaya Vasti: Both treatments involve enema using medicated oil. It reduces back pain gout and rheumatism