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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2023

Are Neck And Back Pain Curable Through Ayurveda?

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Dr. Soonrita TanejaAyurvedic Doctor • 23 Years Exp.MD - Kayachikitsa, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
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Neck pain and back pain are not disorders or diseases, but the one who is suffering from them will have lots of pain which is unbearable. These two pains are related to the spine and they definitely irritate a person, because it is the main foundation which helps a person to sit, stand, run or any other movements. Pain in the neck or back is caused mainly due to stress caused on the spine and also due to the lifestyle of the person in various works. It means if working people sitting posture is not in a correct way, then definitely it causes pain in the back part. These pains can be relieved immediately if a painkiller or any other tablet is taken.

Ayurveda explains that pain in back and neck parts are caused due to unhealthy diet followed by most of the people along with the bad sitting posture that makes the muscles to lose their flexibility.

Reasons for back and neck pain:
The main reasons for back and neck pain can be as follows:

  1. Inactive lifestyle
  2. Uncontrollable emotions
  3. Obesity
  4. Strenuous physical exercises
  5. Hereditary pains
  6. Spinal cord infections
  7. Spinal cord tumors

Back and neck pain controlling tips-
The techniques to be followed for controlling these pains are as follows:

  1. Exercise is must to do daily without skipping to keep a healthy body.
  2. Walking is also one of the best technique to control these pains.
  3. Weight should not be over or less than sufficient for the age.
  4. Sitting postures should be perfect
  5. It's better not to lift heavy weights by those people who are suffering from these pains.

Ayurvedic Treatments for Neck Pain Relief
In treatment offered by ayurvedic methods at first, the reasons for the cause of neck pain is detected; accordingly, it will be treated. It offers alternative therapies to surgeries which are tangible along with the other methods such as epidural injections. Ayurvedic therapies that give relief from the pain are as follows:

  1. Podikkizhi
  2. Elakkizhi
  3. Abhyanga
  4. Nasya
  5. Herbal medicines

The above treatments help in curing of the neck and back pains along with offering the therapy to damaged nerves.

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