- extreme pain contraction in the back or the cervical region of the neck, shoulders, and the lower spine. Stiffness
Low Back Pain :
Ayurveda holds that low back pain is a result of vitiation of one of the three principal ‘doshas’. ‘Kateegraham’/’Prishtasoola’ or low back pain is an indication of Vata aggravation and bone and muscle weakness.Treatment in Ayurveda is to bring the vitiated ‘dosha’ back to the state of equilibrium and thereby to the state of health. For treating low back pain, internal as well as external treatments are done. it may lead to spondilytis lumbago slip disk ,cord compression sciatica
Slip Disc :
SSpinal disc herniation is a condition affecting the spine in which there is a tear in the outer fibrous ring of an inter vertebral disc which allows the soft central portion to bulge. Symptoms of a herniated disc can vary depending on the location of the herniation and the types of soft tissue that become involved Symptoms-numbness, tingling, muscular weakness, paralysis, and affection of reflexes In ayurveda the conditions which can result in back pain include external traumatic factors (abhighataja), and internal (nija) Lower back (kadi) is a vata specific site, at the same time joints are site of sleshaka sleshma(kapha), due to the causes(nidanas) vatha aggravation occur in kapha sthana. And due to the increased ruksha guna(quality of dryness, leading to reduction in water content resulting in prolapse and in turn nerve irritation. The aim of the treatment is to reduce the dryness and bring back the sneha guna,elasticity and to rehydrate the disc, removing the osteophytes also called the mala roopakapha.the treatment will be mainly vataharam and kaphaharam in initial stages and bramhanam in later stages to nourish the disc.
As per Ayurveda Lumbago is called as Kateeshoola, with “Kati” referring to the lower back and “Shula” referring to pain and is classified under Kateegrahamor Prustashoola. Vitiated ‘Vata’ is considered to be the principle dosha involved and the treatment in Ayurveda is aimed to bring the vitiated ‘dosha’ back to the state of equilibrium. Treatment comprises of three approaches, Elimination (Sodhanam) of the accumulated toxic products of digestion, metabolism and the disease process, Pacification (Samanam) and correction of the entities responsible for altered functioning and Rasayanam (Rejuvenation) of the bodily tissue to regain and maintain natural strength and vitality
Treatments done at Omkar Clinic
spondylitis is included in vatvyadhi. Treatment given shaman and shodhan
1) Shaman:- Oral Ayurvedic medicine according to prakruti (Body Structure) and symptoms of patient.
2) Shodhan :- Basti