Back & Neck Pain

Back & Neck Pain

Ayurveda states poor or unhealthy diet and bad posture, leads to the lack of flexibility of muscles, causing severe pain in the upper, middle or lower back and neck.

Causes:
• Stress
• Anxiety
• Depression
• Obesity
• Smoking
• Strenuous physical exercises

Ayurveda explains the imbalance of Vata dosha as the main reason for back pain, which is called Nitambha Shoola. This can occur due to muscle and/or bone weaknesses.
Ayurvedic treatment back pain includes:
• Medicinal herbs
• Ayurvedic diets
• Upanaha or medicinal poultice
• Dhanyamla dhara or pouring of fermented medicated liquid
• Vasti (medicinal enema)
• Pizhichil
• Abhiyangamam