Lower Back Pain Treatment in Ayurveda

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Pain in the lower back of our body is considered to be the most chronic one. It restricts an individual to perform activities like bending down, picking up heavy things, perform exercises, performing household activities, or even at times it restricts an individual to sleep comfortably. A person may experience pain in the muscles, nerves, and bones of the back in case of lower back pain. Therefore these parts of the body may feel restricted to function properly. Hence one needs to take proper care of the body by maintaining a proper balance between performing activities and having rest as well.


Causes of Lower Back Pain

Let us have a look at some of the causes that lead to this problem:

  • A sprain in the muscles
  • Obesity
  • Stress
  • Improper physical condition
  • Improper sitting or sleeping posture


Symptoms of Lower Back Pain

  • Pain travelling towards the lower body
  • Uncomfortable in performing activities like bending, picking up things, or even walking long distances at times
  • Feeling of chronic pain if sitting or sleeping continuously in a position


Ayurvedic Medicine for Lower Back pain:

  1. Pain Niwaran Churna:

Pain Niwaran Churna is one of the best ayurvedic medicine for lower back pain or any kind of joint pain. It works by improving the joint suppleness, reducing joint inflammation & removing toxins from within the body. It helps with healing the root cause of lower back pain.

       2. Pain Niwaran Oil:

Pain Niwaran Oil is an anti-inflammatory ayurvedic medicine created by using 13 rejuvenating ayurvedic herbs. All of these individually are effective in pain relief & inflammation. It works best along with Pain Niwaran Churna; together they provide quick and long-lasting relief in Lower back pain.


Quick remedies to heal the pain

  • Lower back pain exercise
  • Use heat and cool therapies for healing the pain
  • Stretching exercises
  • Positive changes for a healthy lifestyle
  • Ample rest for the body
  • Stay away from stressful situations


Lower back Pain Ayurveda Home remedies:

It involves the use of natural components and methods unknown to one to cure chronic pain in the lower back. So let us have a look at some of the natural and Ayurvedic remedies to cure such a form of pain.

  1. Warm oil massage

One of the main reasons for lower back pain is the lack of flexibility in bones of the lower back portion. Hence it causes friction in the lower back and as a result, it rises in the form of pain. Hence under such conditions, the individual should stay warm and keep the back covered with complete warmth. Massage with warm oil is the perfect remedy to maintain the flexibility of the bones. It also helps one to keep the pain at a bay if done perfectly. Massaging allows one to keep the body and nerves of the lower back relaxed and calm. Massage with warm oil transfers heat to our body positively and soothingly. If done with natural oils then it is one among the best remedies to adopt to get rid of chronic lower back pain.

  1. Caraway Seed Tea

Another beneficial and useful remedy to help get rid of chronic lower back pain are caraway seeds. These seeds not just helps one to get relief from constipation or abdominal pain but also helps one to get relieved from back pain. It eases the stressed and stretched nerves and helps to relax the body. One of the best ways to consume them is in the form of tea. To prepare this tea one needs to add a few caraway seeds in the boiling water and then strain the water. This tea is a helpful way to help one deal with the lower back and also provides instant relief from it.

  1. Performing Asanas

Lower back pain or any form of the pain in the body immediately results in restricting our movement. The individual suffering from pain is not able to perform daily activities smoothly such as standing or walking straight, picking up weights, bending comfortably, and many such positions are restricted. This leads to an individual preferring a single comfortable position to stay. This leads to the accumulation of toxins in the body and results in an increase in pain. Therefore it is advised to practice asanas and pranayama which are easy-going for the body and also helpful to maintain the physical activity of the body. Therefore practising Shavasana is also an easy and helpful yoga posture to treat your lower back pain.

  1. Turmeric

Once again and numerous times turmeric has proved its efficiency to help cure individual suffering and writhing from lower back pain. Turmeric has essential and healing properties to help an individual get relieved from pain. It has anti-inflammatory as well as anti-bacterial properties. Hence it is a helpful tonic to keep our body at a bay from pain. It also has anti-oxidant properties that help an individual in the removal of toxins accumulated due to pain. The best way to include turmeric in our diet is to add it to our meals. One can also consume it by adding a half teaspoon of turmeric in warm milk and then have it. There are various other ways to consume this condiment.

  1. Aromatherapy

Essential oils are not just fragrant to soothe your mind but also a helpful option to cure your illness. Essential oils like rosemary oil and sandalwood oil help one to get rid of stressed nerves and relax the mind and body as well. There are various ways to use these oils such as adding them in an aromatherapy kit and inhaling the fumes of the fragrant oils. One can also add a few drops of the essential oils in their regular massage oil and massage the back to get relieved from the chronic pain of the illness.  

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  • Suffering from knee pain for nearly 10 years due to cartilage damage and aging.I am taking lubrijoint tablets(glucosamine) for many years and not much improvement.I am 75 years old and weigh about 80 kg.Please suggest me suitable ayurvedic medicine. Though I am diabetic sugar levels are within limits.I am taking thyroid tablet(thyronorm 200 mg).Your prescription will be useful to me.I await your mail

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