The lumbar spine, or low back, is a remarkably well-engineered structure of interconnecting bones, joints, nerves, ligaments, and muscles all working together to provide support, strength, and flexibility. However, this complex structure also leaves it susceptible to injury and pain. When it comes to Spine Disc Problems the most common problem is Lumbar Spine Pain i.e Lower Back Pain.
What Is Lumbar Spine Pain- Lower Back Pain
The low back supports the weight of the upper body and provides mobility for everyday movements such as bending and twisting. Muscles in the low back are responsible for flexing and rotating the hips while walking, as well as supporting the spinal column. Nerves in the low back supply sensation and power the muscles in the pelvis, legs, and feet.
There is a significant overlap of nerve supply to many of the discs, muscles, ligaments, and other spinal structures, and it can be difficult for the brain to accurately sense what is causing the pain. . For example, a degenerated or torn lumbar Disc Pain can feel the same as a pulled muscle – both creating inflammation and painful muscle spasm in the same area. Muscles and ligaments heal rapidly, while a torn disc may or may not.
What Are The Common Symptoms Of Lumbar Disc Pain – Lower Back Pain
Pain that travels to the hip, legs, and feet. Sometimes low back pain includes a sharp, stinging, tingling or numb sensation that moves down the thighs and into the low legs and feet, also called sciatica. Sciatica is caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve, and is usually only felt on one side of the body.
Lower back pain gets worse after prolonged sitting. Sitting puts pressure on the discs, causing low back pain to worsen after sitting for long periods of time. Walking and stretching can alleviate low back pain quickly, but returning to a sitting position may cause symptoms to return.
Lumbar disc pain feels better when changing positions. Depending on the underlying cause of pain, some positions will be more comfortable than others.
Pain gets worse after waking up and better after moving around. Many who experience low back pain report symptoms that are worse first thing in the morning. After getting up and moving around, however, symptoms are relieved. Pain in the morning is due to stiffness caused by long periods of rest, decreased blood flow with sleep, and possibly the quality of mattress and pillows used.
Ayurvedic Treatment For Lower Back Pain – Lumbar Spine Pain-
The doctors at Achintya Ayurveda believe in taking a holistic approach when treating patients with Lumbar Spine Pain- Lower Back Pain.
Doctors at our clinic will :
1) Suggest detox therapies for Lower Back Pain. The most powerful treatments for removing toxins are the Detox Therapies. These treatment programs may include Abhyangam massage, Herbal bun(Pottali) massage, Purgation and Mild herbal enema.
2) Set up a proper Diet Plan which will include food items that are easy to digest and avoid items that aggregates your doshas to reduce imbalance.
3) Traditional Ayurveda theory says that herbs are most effective after a person completes a Detox program. Their purpose is to restore balance to the doshas(specific functioning modes) whose malfunctioning is causing your condition. Lumbar Spine Pain specialist will work out the appropriate herbal formulas for alleviating Vata and Kapha doshas.
4) One of the most important factors for maintaining healthy functioning is to have a lifestyle that does not disturb natural rhythms of body . When we eat, sleep and exercise in constantly fluctuating and disturbing patterns, the body loses its natural balancing cycles and can not cleanse or heal itself as effectively. Our doctors will create a daily schedule that will increase balance in physiology and aid in healing of the body.