The backbone is a very complex structure consisting of vertebrae, intervertebral discs, joint compounds, ligaments and ligaments, muscle groups, muscle membrane or fascia, spinal cord and nerves. Some would call it lockouts of the spine or other parts of the skeleton. These malfunctions are often the cause of the patient’s problems near neck and back and will create a local irritation of muscles and tissues and they will bring on the pain mechanisms locally and the central nervous system.
Ayurvedic treatments for back and neck pain :
- Basti – Basti karma concentrates on the elimination of the loosened vata dosha out through the rectum. The treatment involves the introduction of medicinal substances, such as, herbal oils and decoctions in a liquid medium, into the rectum of the person.
- Kati Basti – Kati Basti (Vasti) is a traditional Ayurvedic treatment used for lower backache and disorders of lumbosacral region, including slip disc, lumbar spondylosis, sciatica, spinal problems etc. Kati Vasti is a part of external oleation (Snehana) therapy in Ayurveda. It is very safe, non-invasive and green category procedure.
- Greeva basti – The phrase Greeva Basti is from Sanskrit. The word Greeva refers to neck and Basti stands for container or retaining something inside. It is an Ayurvedic neck care and basically a hot oil therapy. Greeva Basti is bathing the neck region with medicated oil or freshly prepared herbal decoction.