First, to understand the cure, one must understand the cause of it. And therefore, first, we should know that what is cervical spondylosis or cervical neck pain?
It is a bone disease, which involves wear and tear of the discs. This problem is mostly seen in aged people, and this is not so common amongst the young generation.
Symptoms of Cervical Pain and Lumbar Spondylosis:
- Neck pain.
- Stiffness in the neck.
- Stiffness around the shoulder.
- Spasm in the muscles.
- Feeling of pain in the shoulder, forearm and arms.
- Pain while bending or twisting neck or head.
- Sometimes sensation or noise in the neck while turning or twisting.
- Feeling difficult in muscle coordination.
Ayurvedic treatment for cervical pain and lumbar spondylosis is one of the most effective treatments.
According to Ayurveda, when the Vata Dosha increases problems like cervical, slipped disc, sciatica, and spondylitis. When the three Doshas in your body are not balanced then you face health issues.
But the above-mentioned health issues are the one which mainly happens because of the imbalance of the Vata Dosha, hence it comes under Vata element.
Tips to Avoid Cervical Spondylosis or Cervical Neck Pain
Food: According to Ayurveda, there is a close connection to our food and spondylosis. When you consume frozen and processed food products, junk food, sodas, consume a lesser amount of water and excessive consumption of curried food, this increases the chances of developing spondylosis. Also, these food habits are related to the imbalance of Vata dosha.
Daily Habits: As per Ayurveda, bad lifestyle is a direct invitation to spondylosis neck or cervical pain. This is obvious too but people tend to ignore it, habits like heavyweight lifting on the shoulders, head or neck, sleeping too late, suppressing the urging, sleeping at day time and rigorous exercise can lead to developing Spondylosis or cervical pain.
Stress: When you are mentally exhausted, do not feel like to do anything or don’t take interest in daily chores, feeling frustrated or irritated, getting too much angry, or grief may result to getting Spondylosis.
So, the ways you feel psychologically also play an important role in your health.
Cervical Spondylosis Home Treatment:
GHEE: Consuming clarified butter (Ghee) made of cow milk. This is known to be one of the best foods to nourish nerves and other body parts.
It is also known as a natural “Vata” reliever.
TURMERIC: Adding one tablespoon of turmeric (Haldi) in your food that you prepare and consuming it with warm milk is known as a herbal cure to cervical spondylosis.
CONSTIPATION: Consuming food which helps to avoid constipation like prunes, Apples, Pears, Kiwifruit, Citrus fruits, figs, Spinach and other greens, Flaxseeds and Chia seeds etc are beneficial to avoid constipation.
This will help you decrease the chances of cervical pain.
Ayurvedic Herbs Used For Spondylosis Patients:
- Prishniparni (Uraria picta)
- Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
- Guggulu (Commiphora Mukul)
- Shunthi (Ginger)
- Bala (Sida cardifolia)
- Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis)
- Gambhari (Gmelina Arborea)
- Shallaki (Boswelia Serrata)
- Rasna (Pluchea lanceolata)
- Castor root (Ricinus communis)
Ayurvedic Ways for Cervical Spondylosis or Spondylosis Treatment:
There are some of the most effective herbs which are used in Ayurvedic treatment for Cervical Pain. Each herb has its unique benefits, which are capable enough to cure Spondylosis causing no side-effects to your body.
The way Ayurveda treat your ailment is far more different from the modern science technique. But, if you go into the core of Ayurveda and understand it thoroughly, then you’ll realise that it’s all based on science, as Ayurveda meaning itself says, ‘science of life.’
Copper: It is extremely beneficial and has been used to treat another ailment like diabetes, but it is also used to treat Cervical Spondylosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
You are what you eat: Nutrition is the key to a healthy body which automatically boost your system to fight any type of health issues.
Aloe Vera and Amla: Aloevera juice, also called (Kumari Saar) and Amla juice, also known as (Amla Saar). These both juices are rich in Vitamin C and this Vitamin C helps to boost immunity.
100 gm of oranges has 30 times less vitamin C, compared to 100 gm of amla juice.
Greeva Basti: There is a type of compound made of Bala Ashwagandha oil, black gram and medicated oil. This is applied to the affected areas to treat spondylosis.
This is applied on a regular basis to reverse the effect of spondylosis to an extent and to regenerate the muscle-bone.
Ayurveda is one of the most amazing ways to heal ailments with the help of nature by understanding the science of life which helps to get a command on the human body to maintain it’s functioning up to a maximum extent.