What Is the Best Back Pain Treatment
Back and spine related pain are very common and are growing over the years. Several reasons like obesity, sedentary lifestyle, wrong posture, sitting or standing for long hours, etc. account for the increased occurrence. Our spine is the body's main structural support. It keeps you stable enough to stand upright and flexible enough for movement. Therefore it’s no surprise that many individuals have back pain from time to time.
Types of back pain
Sciatica :- Sciatica Our backbone is made up of 33 bones covering from the skull to the pelvis. These bones or Vertebrae surround and protect the nerve tissues known as the spinal cord. Between each one of the vertebra is a band of cartilage that acts as a shock absorbed between the vertebrae. The different types of vertebrae are:-
Cervical vertebrae- It is the upper most part of the spine consisting of 7 bones. read more about Cervical Pain
Thoracic vertebrae- It is the part between the neck and the lower back consisting of 12 bones.
Lumbar vertebrae-It is the largest and strongest vertebrae which is located at the lower back from the chest to the hips which consist of 5 bones.
Sacrum and coccyx- They are the bones that are located at the base of the spine. The sacrum consists of 5 vertebrae fused together and the coccyx also known as the tailbone is formed from 4 fused vertebrae.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Back pain
• depending upon the pain, cause or symptoms the treatment is performed after examination. We work on the pain, stiffness, deformity and any problem or disease of the back.
• External therapies like Potli or bolus massages, Lepam (Herbal paste), Local Dhara, external Vasti, etc. can help to reduce the spasticity and the pain.
• Balanced diet and Oral medications help to improve the bone and muscle health and help arrest degeneration.