Do you suffer from unnecessary pain and numbness on one side of the body or are you feeling unidentified aching, burning sensation in the affected area or pain that extends to your arms or legs? Does it trouble you more during the night or with certain movements? Then you could be suffering from Slip Disc. Panchakarma for Slip Disc is a natural Ayurvedic way of detoxifiying your body and curing your slipped disc.
Causes of Slip Disc
A slipped disc occurs when the external instance of the disc cracks (parts), bringing about the gel inside swelling and jutting out of the disc. The damaged disc can put force in general spinal line or on a solitary nerve root. This means that a slipped disc can cause pain both in the territory of the jutting disc and in the zone of the figure that is regulated by the nerve that the disc is pressing on.
Here are some of the common causes of a slip disc
An accident that might have caused direct, or indirect pressure on the spinal column may contribute toward aggravating the condition.
Frequent and improper turning and twisting of the back causes extreme pressure and strain on the spinal column and discs.
Improper heavy-lifting technique.
Middle to older age group suffer with slip disc due to wear and tear of the spine
Excessive body weight is another cause of slipped disc
Repetitive strenuous activity can cause your disc to slip
Symptoms of Slip Disc
A slipped disc (also called a prolapsed or herniated disc) can cause:
Lower back pain
Numbness or tingling in your shoulders, back, arms, hands, legs or feet
Problems bending or straightening your back
Pain in the buttocks, hips or legs if the disc is pressing on the sciatic nerve (sciatica)
Not all slipped discs cause symptoms. Many people will never know they have slipped a disc.
Panchakarma For Slip Disc
Ayurveda categorized Slip disc as one of diseases caused by vitiation Vata (one of the principle dosha in the body, responsible for the movement and functionality of the body). Treatment in Ayurveda is aimed at restoring the equilibrium through correction of the underlying functional in-equilibrium. Ayurvedic treatments for Slip disc concentrate on bringing back the aggravated vata to the state of equilibrium and thereby to the state of health.
At Achintya Ayurveda, we provide very effective and most successful treatment for Slip disc or herniated disc. With our vast experience in treating Spine related conditions, today we are successfully dealing even post surgical recurrence cases.
The therapies like Abyanga swedam, Nasyam, Pathrapotala swedam, Choornapinda swedam, Pizhichil,Shirodhara, Kadeevasthy, Greevavasthy, Navarakizhi, Vasti etc. are done as per the necessity and condition. These therapies are directed towards relieving the inflammatory changes, releasing the spasms and nerve compressions in the affected area, strengthening the supportive tissues holding the spine, nourishing the joints through improving the circulation. Usually the treatment period is 4 – 5 weeks according to the severity of the disease.
In four to six weeks, the majority of patients find their symptoms are relieved, without surgery. If patient can come for the treatment in early stages, even total cure without recurrence is also possible.