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Ayurvedic Treatment For Back Pain

Ayurvedic Treatment For Back Pain

Lower Back Pain
Symptoms and Diagnosis:

In this modern era and our fast-paced lifestyle, our posture, strained muscles, and inflammation of pelvic joints can cause back pain. This results in aggravated Vata. It can also lead to sciatica which is characterized by radiating pain from the lower back to the backside of either one or both legs.

Back Pain Treatment at Ayurvedagram:

Specific herbal medication, along with therapies like kativasti, kaadidhara, local patrapotala sweda helps to alleviate the agitated Vayu. Administration of medicated enemas for a period of 8, 15 or 30 days also gives much relief. Postural corrections are also advised along with mild yoga exercises for low back.

Prevention and Remedies:

TA good posture is very important for reducing wear and tear of the muscles, bones, and joints of your back. Your posture is affected by the way you sit, stand, and walk, lift objects, work, maintain body weight, and positive energy. If you wish to reduce the wear and tear of the muscles, bones and joints of your back, make it a habit to keep a good posture. It also adds considerably to your poise. There are some habits that you can adopt to reduce or prevent pain in your lower back.

  • Correct sitting postures while reading, watching television and eating.
  • Use back-friendly sofas and easy chairs at home.
  • Maintain workplace etiquette. Finding a good work table and chair at the workplace.
  • Be careful of your posture while working on a computer.
  • Wear low-heeled shoes to prevent strain on leg muscles.
  • Lift heavy objects safely.
  • Take care while carrying luggage.
  • Avoid high-risk moves.
  • Sleep in a proper position.
  • Manage body weight and shed extra fat.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Back Pain

The Ayurvedic treatment for back pain is focused on many aspects like diet, lifestyle, and herbal remedies. Lifestyle change refers to a change in posture to maintain the natural curvature of the spine and herbal remedies focus on reducing the inflammation in soft tissues and relaxing the supporting musculature. Back pain treatment in Ayurveda involves the following:

  • Bad Posture leads to a reduction in the intervertebral joint space causing an Imbalance of Vata which is corrected through the administration of herbal medications orally as well as detoxifying using Panchakarma. Enema is used to correct the Vata imbalance and this also strengthens the bones and joints, thereby reducing back pain.

  • Abhyanga (massage done by warm medicated oil) is an Ayurvedic treatment for back pain that provides relief from back pain by balancing the doshas. Kati Vasti is also another Ayurvedic method of treating lower back pain.

  • Practicing Pranayama can be helpful in balancing Vata dosha. Anulom viloma or alternate nostril breathing can be helpful in balancing Vata.

  • It is recommended to avoid refrigerated food and drinks and to consume only warm, sour, and salty foods to pacify vitiated Vata.

  • Agnikarma is also an Ayurvedic treatment for back pain and it is the use of thermal microcautery where an instrument known as Agnikarma Shalaka is used to heat specific areas to provide relief from pain. Practicing Pranayama can be helpful in balancing Vata dosha. Anulom viloma or alternate nostril breathing can be helpful in balancing Vata.

  • Ayurveda recommends the use of herbs like Guggul, Nirgundi, Shallaki, and Ginger to treat back pain.

  • Ayurveda recommends the use of herbs like Guggul, Nirgundi, Shallaki, and Ginger to treat back pain.

  • Suffering from back pain in spite of conventional treatments? The ayurvedic treatments at Ayurvedagram can help you experience relief with the support of natural formulations and expert practitioners.


    1. What is the fastest way to get relief from back pain?

    In general, bad posture while sitting, standing, walking, or even while lying down is the number one reason to develop back pain. Although Ayurvedagram’s Ayurvedic treatment for back pain can help decrease discomfort, it’s vital you follow the prevention guidelines mentioned in the blog to prevent back pain.

    2. Which Ayurvedic oil is used in lower back treatment?

    There are various medicinal oils prepared by using powerful herbs and other organic ingredients that work vigorously to alleviate back pain without any side effects. These include:

    • Mahanarayan oil has analgesic and rejuvenating properties and penetrates deep into the skin to enhance blood circulation, relax sore muscles, and eliminate toxins.
    • Dhanwantharam oil works to rid the body of toxins and boosts circulation while relieving the numbness of the back muscles

    3. What is the best treatment for lower back pain?

    You can bet on Ayurvedic treatment for back pain that is offered at Ayurvedagram in Bangalore that is holistic and delivers optimum results when combined with the right diet. Treating back pain in Ayurveda involves the following procedures: The intervertebral joint space that causes back pain is treated with herbal supplements orally. Herbal oils and supplements are ingested via the anorectal passage that soothes and strengthens the colon area, including the bones and joints. A warm medicated herbal oil is used to deliver a massage called Abhyanga to help maintain the optimal levels of the Doshas related to lower back pain. Pranayama along with Anulom Viloma is practiced to help bring the Vata Dosha to its optimal level forming a vital part of the intervertebral joint space. Agnikarma incorporates the use of thermal micro cautery, including an instrument called Agnikarma Shalaka to apply heat to specific points in the lower back.

    4. How can I cure my lower back pain?

    You can help manage lower back pain by indulging in the holistic practices of Ayurvedic therapies combined with dietary changes and lifestyle modifications. Your food should be fresh and hot or warm and can include sour and salty foods to soothe the Vata. Avoid consuming refrigerated foods and beverages, and reduce alcohol and caffeine consumption. Consult an Ayurvedic physician to understand more about the cause of your back pain.

    5. How should I sleep with lower back pain?

    Your sleeping position influences your lower back pain, and a correction in the sleeping position is quite effective in treating the condition.

    • Sleep on your side with a pillow between the knees for support
    • Sleep on your side in a fetal position by curling up your knees to your chest that opens your joints and where the spine doesn’t curve backward
    • Sleep on your back with a pillow placed below your knees for support
    • Sleep on your stomach and place a pillow below your hips for support
    Moreover, if you are looking for an effective and holistic way of managing your back pain, contact us at Ayurvedagram for the best-in-class Ayurvedic treatment for back pain.

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