What is a herniated disc ?

A herniated disc, also known as a slipped disc or ruptured disc, occurs when the soft, jelly-like material inside the spinal disc bulges or ruptures through the disc’s tough exterior. This can cause the disc to press against nearby nerves, leading to pain, numbness, or weakness in the affected area. Herniated discs most commonly occur in the lower back, but they can also occur in the neck or other areas of the spine.

If you are seeking an alternative to conventional treatments for herniated discs, Ayurvedic therapies along with panchkarma treatment at Ketav’s Ayush Health Paradise in Himachal Pradesh, India may be just what you need. Our center offers comprehensive Ayurvedic treatments and therapies that are tailored to the individual needs and goals of each patient.

Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine that originated in India over 5,000 years ago. It is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit. Ayurvedic treatments aim to restore balance and harmony to the body, which in turn can promote healing and prevent disease.

At Ketav’s Ayush Health Paradise, our experienced team of Ayurvedic doctors and therapists offer a range of Ayurvedic therapies for herniated discs. The treatment plan is a set of different kinds of therapies, are designed to address the root cause of the problem, which is often related to lifestyle factors such as poor diet, lack of exercise, and stress.

Specialized Ayurvedic treatment plans for herniated discs typically include a combination of the following therapies:

Abhyanga: This is a form of Ayurvedic massage that involves the use of medicated herbal oils. The massage helps to improve circulation, reduce muscle tension, and promote relaxation. Abhyanga can be especially helpful for relieving the pain and stiffness associated with herniated discs.

Basti: Basti is an Ayurvedic therapy that involves the administration of herbal enemas. The enemas are made from a combination of herbal oils and decoctions that help to lubricate and heal the digestive system. Basti is an effective treatment for herniated discs because it can help to reduce inflammation and pressure on the nerves.

Katibasti : A localized therapy to the affected part, help to reduce inflammation and promotes quicker recovery in case of herniated discs. Medicated oils are poured and kept pooled for a certain duration at the affected site, with help of the well-shaped tool. It helps to revive the compressed nerves by relieving swelling and improving circulation.

Pinda Sweda: Pinda Sweda is a form of Ayurvedic massage that involves the use of warm herbal poultices. The poultices are filled with herbs and oils that help to reduce inflammation, improve circulation, and promote healing. Pinda Sweda can be especially effective for relieving the pain and stiffness associated with a herniated disc.

Prisheka : parishesh is an ancient Ayurvedic fomentations therapy that is very effective in relieving stiffness and pains. Here fomentation is done with decoctions of vata- kapha balancing anti–inflammatory herbs. A consistent stream is allowed to the affected part for a certain duration as per the severity of the issue.

Yoga and meditation: Yoga and meditation are important components of an Ayurvedic treatment plan for herniated discs. Yoga postures and stretches can help to improve flexibility and strengthen the muscles that support the spine. Meditation can help to reduce stress and promote relaxation, which can help to alleviate pain and stiffness.

In addition to these therapies, our Ayurvedic doctors may also recommend dietary changes, herbal supplements, and lifestyle modifications to support your healing journey. Our goal is to provide you with a comprehensive and personalized treatment plan that addresses your unique needs and goals.

If you are interested in Ayurvedic treatment for herniated discs, we invite you to visit Ketav’s Ayush Health Paradise in Himachal Pradesh, India. Our center offers a peaceful and nurturing environment where you can focus on your healing and well-being. Contact us today to learn more about our services and schedule a consultation with one of our Ayurvedic doctors

Dr. Seema Santoshi

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