Backache refers to the pain in the upper, middle or lower, the entire back. Multiple reasons are responsible for this. Back pain which last for longer durations (more than 3-6 months) of time is considered as chronic backache.
This pain can be intermittent and may vary according to where it is felt (bone, nerve and muscle pain). Its intensity varies from mild to severe. Many a times even after the main cause is treated the pain may persist.
Causes for Backache according to Ayurveda:
According to Ayurveda unhealthy food habits, sedentary lifestyle and improper postural habits are mainly responsible for backache.
Usually the causes of backache are not by any serious damage or disease but just by minor strains, sprains or little injuries or irritated nerves. These minor causes can be aggravated by the daily activities which may include:
Other factors of chronic backache include:
Signs and Symptoms of Backpain:
Ayurvedic Body Cure treatment plan for Backpain:
Chronic backache is a long term painful disorder so its treatment is planned accordingly by our Ayurvedic specialists after a detailed consultation. The whole treatment plan comprises of specific herbal Medication, herbal massage based therapies, detoxification/panchkarma, diet and lifestyle recommendations, yoga and yogic breathing techniques.
A combination of various herbs works to relieve pain and helps to recover from your disorder. Blend of some specific herbs like, Nirgundi (Vitex negundi), Shallaki (Boswellia serrata), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Sunthi (Zingiber officinale), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) etc. are recommended.
Herbal Massage Based therapies:
The herbal massages are prescribed according to the severity of your pain. These consist of Kati Basti (Oil Pool over Lower back), Pind Sweda (Hot Poultice De-stress massage), Prustaabhyanga (Back Massage), etc. which decreases your pain and gives you a soothing effect to your tensed back muscles.
This is one of the most important treatments for your back pain. This decreases the pain and enhances the muscle flexibility of back area. Panchkarma includes Basti (Enema Therapy), Mrudu Virechan (Mild purgation), Nasya (Nasal Medication), etc.
Diet and lifestyle:
Healthy lifestyle and dietary habits are suggested considering your daily routine and keeping the health issue in mind.
Have a glimpse of your dietary recommendations – Diet for Back pain.
Yoga and exercise:
Yoga postures and exercise relax your muscles, improve flexibility and decrease your pain.
To see a video of the techniques please click – Yoga for Back pain.
Yogic Breathing techniques:
Stress is considered as a major factor enhancing all kinds of pain. Breathing techniques are helpful in reducing stress thus keeping your mind calm and also increases your healing capacity.
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