Our spine made of 24 movable bones is rightly called the backbone. It supports body weight, holds us upright, helps in all our movements and most significantly protects the spinal cord and nerves as they branch out to all the other parts of the body.
The spine becomes distorted by carrying heavy backpacks, lifting heavy objects, wrong postures, strain, injury, obesity, bad sleep posture and repetitive emotional stress resulting in back pain .
Osteoporosis, Arthritis,Pregnancy,Infections to spine also make the spine weak which leads to various pathological conditions like disc prolapse, herniation,slip disc, disc bulge, sciatica ,strained muscles and ligaments which not only gives severe pain but shows symptoms like loss of sensation, numbness, tingling sensations in extremities. The symptoms range from mild to severe depending upon the severity of damage to the spinal nerves.
According to Ayurveda oil is the best choice for treating musculoskeletal disorders. Internal and external application of medicated oil proves very effective in back pain also. Keeping this concept in mind, Shathayu gives promising solutions to various back problems through special treatments like kati basti, greeva basti, abhyanga, ela kizhi, pizhichil, internal basti, shashtikashali pinda sweda done using various medicated oils along with oral medications to support the treatment. These treatments have left a big smile on many patients who came to use in grieving pain.