panchakarma treatment for Sciatica

Ayurvedic Treatment for Sciatica and Nerve Compression: A Holistic Approach with Panchakarma

Understanding Sciatica and Nerve Compression
Sciatica and nerve compression are the human body conditions that affect many, from pain to discomfort, Sciatica can disrupt an individual’s life very badly. It is a condition when someone has a herniated disc, disc bulge in his or her spine and in that situation the disc changes its original form and position and sometimes it compresses the sciatica nerve which starts from the lower back through the hips, hamstrings and goes down to the whole leg. When the herniated disc pressed the sciatica nerve it causes minor to savior pain in the lower back or in the whole leg where sciatica moves. This compression of nerves may lead to pain, numbness and weakness.
What are the Causes of Sciatica and Nerve Compression?
Several reasons can lead to sciatica and nerve compression, including:

  • Slip Disc
  • Herniated Disc
  • Degenerative changes in the spine
  • Piriformis Muscles Syndrome
  • Spinal Injury or Trauma
  • Spinal stenosis

Ayurvedic Treatment for Sciatica and Nerve Compression

In ancient India, the health experts called Vaidya’s discovered a natural medicine science to treat the health issues and they named “Ayurveda” to that science.
Ayurveda offers many kinds of herbal combinations to treat sciatica and nerve compression but Ayurveda follows a certain way to resolve these kinds of health issues.
Ayurveda cannot directly hit the pain and compression, Ayurvedic Treatment for Sciatica firstly analyzes the root cause of that compression and nerve pain and then plans an herbal combination for the respective patient. Ayurveda also combines Panchakarma treatment for Sciatica with the whole treatment process to give relief from the pain and to reduce stiffness of the body parts. Ayurvedic medicine for sciatica restores the balance of the body and reduces the inflammation and Panchakarma Therapies helps in reducing the pain and improving the mobility of the body parts.
Key Ayurvedic Treatments for Sciatica and Nerve Compression in combination with Panchakarma Therapies

  1. Abhyanga (Oil Massage)

Abhyanga is an oil massage therapy in which warm herbal oils uses to relax the stiff muscles, reduce the pain and improves the blood flow in the muscles and other body parts, In the Abhyanga (Oil Massage) the Ayurveda Experts analysis the nature of pain and problem of the patient and based on that they recommend the type of herbal oil to that individual.

  1. Swedana (Herbal Steam Therapy)

This process is used to eliminate the toxins from the body. Swedana is an Ayurvedic Panchakarma Therapy in which multiple herbs are combined and boiled in water to produce the steam and with the help of this steam the toxins of the body come out in the form of sweat. This therapy is basically used to relax the muscles, which may lead to relieves in pain occurring with the nerve compression.

  1. Basti (Medicated Enema)

Basti is also Therapy in Panchakarma Treatment for Sciatica, which is used to reduce the pain caused by nerve compression. Basti is a treatment where medicated oils are used in the colon. It is highly beneficial to balance the VATA dosha in the body, which is the main cause of lower back issues.
Some Experts Advised Herbal Remedies for Sciatica and Nerve Compression
Ayurveda uses various herbs to support the treatment of sciatica and nerve compression:

  • Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is an essential herb which has a very rich profile of anti-inflammatory properties, a perfect dose (advised by a health Expert) of Ashwagandha can help in reducing nerve pain and can improve the nerves functioning.
  • Guggulu: Guggulu also has very strong anti-inflammatory effects and is often used in formulations of herbal medicines to treat pain in nerves and joints.
  • Turmeric: Curcumin, the active and main compound present in turmeric, has powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects, which also helps in reducing the inflammation in the body.

Panchakarma Treatment for Sciatica

Panchakarma means combining five therapeutic treatments (Vamana, Virechana, Basti, Nasya, Raktmokshana), which can be used to treat various health issues while balancing the doshas and it also helps in eliminating the “ama ” from the body.

  1. Vamana: In this therapy, vomiting is induced by using herbal oils to expel the toxins from the body. Inducing vomiting to expel toxins.
  2. Virechana: Virechanna is a therapy which is used to clean the bowel with the herbal formulations
  3. Basti: Basti treatment is used to nourish the colon which leads to relief in stiffness and improved mobility of the body
  4. Nasya: Administering herbal oils through the nose to clean the body inside out.
  5. Raktamokshana: It is the process of removing the “ama” toxins from the blood.

All the treatments mentioned above, can be performed under the observation of expert and qualified Ayurvedic and Panchakarma staff and practitioners. At Ketav’s Ayush Health Paradise, a team of Panchakarma Experts and well qualified Ayurveda Doctors are treating people with several disorders.

Yoga Stretches for Instant Relief from Sciatica Pain

Ayurveda and Panchakarma experts also advised to perform some yoga poses and stretches:

– Cat and Camel Pose
– Spine twisters
– Cobra Pose
– Locust pose
– Balasana (child pose)
– Hamstring Strech
– Calf Strech
All these poses and stretches can be performed only under the observation of an expert
Ketav’s Ayush Health Paradise is the best Panchakarma Center in Himachal Pradesh, having best and qualified Ayurveda and Panchakarma experts, treating people coming from various parts of the world with their expertise. The panchakarma center is situated in the middle of Dhauladhar hills in Palampur Himachal Pradesh.
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