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Cervical Spondylosis Ayurvedic Natural Treatment

Author : Gurnam Saini  


Cervical Spondylosis- Neck Pain Natural Herbal Ayurveda Treatment  In Melbourne Australia

 

 

 

Cervical spondylosis is a very common problem and may progress with age. It usually develops due to the wear and tear of the cervical structures.

 

Cervical Spondylosis is term used for neck pain due to the shrink spinal discs, bone spurs and arthritic changes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cervical Spondylosis and Ayurveda Treatments

 

In ayurveda, cervical spondylosis is called Greeva Shool. However, term greeva shool represents all types of diseases that affect neck and causes neck pain. According to ayurveda, cervical spondylosis is Vata type disease and caused by the factors that lead to vata aggravation in the body. Other two humors are generally associated with the vata aggravation, so ayurvedic doctor will need to identify the exact underlying humor involved.

 

 

Symptoms of Cervical Spondylosis

 

 

During the initial stage, no symptom appears in cervical spondylosis.  The common symptoms that may appear during the progression of the disease are:

 

 

  1. Pain in neck
  2. Neck stiffness
  3. Numbness

 

 

Other symptoms that may occur due to the involvement of the nerve root irritation are:

 

 

  1. Tingling sensation in the arms and shoulders
  2. Weakness of arms, neck and shoulders
  3. Lack of coordination
  4. Difficulty in walking

 

 

Natural Ayurvedic Treatment for Cervical Spondylosis or Neck Pain Melbourne

 

 

Ayurvedic treatment involves Vata pacifying methods and herbs that strengthen the neck and its structures such as cervical vertebrae, ligaments, muscles and bones.

 

 

Herbs to Heal Cervical Spondylosis or Neck Pain Naturally

 

 

Ayurvedic herbs are used as per body type, humor involvement in a particular disease and dominance of the specific humor. 

 

The following herbs have been used traditionally in ayurveda and have been beneficial for conditions like cervical spondylosis, they act on nourishing and strengthening the muscles, ligaments and other structure around the neck and offering support and pain relief.

 

 

Ashwagandha

Boswellia serrata

Gugul (commiphora myrrha)

Indian Asparagus

Gokhru (tribulus terrestris)

 

 

Ayurvedic therapies for Cervical Spondylosis

 

 

Neck massage

 

Ayurvedic neck massage is done with special ayurvedic medicated oils, which help to give strength to the neck muscles, ligaments, bones and cervical vertebrae. Ayurvedic neck massage relieves in pain and stiffness of the neck.

 

Griva Basti

 

Griva basti is an ayurvedic therapies for neck issues. During Griva Basti ayurvedic medicated oil, according to one’s unique body type is used, to apply heat to the neck region.

 

 

Yoga for Cervical Spondylosis

 

 

Yoga poses of neck, shoulder and back can help in increasing flexibility in cervical spondylosis. More sitting hours and computer jobs affect the neck and may result in cervical spondylosis. Yoga poses can also help in preventing this disease in computer users. The common yoga poses effective in cervical spondylosis are Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation), Matsyasana (Fish Pose), Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose), Makarasana (Crocodile Pose), Bal-Shayanasana (Infant’s Pose), Ardha Naukasana (Half Boat Pose), Ardha Salbhaasana: (Half Locust Pose), Shanshank-Bhujangasana (Striking Cobra Pose), Kohni Chalana (Elbow Rotations) and Marjariasana (Cat Pose).

 

 

Lifestyle and Cervical Spondylosis 

 

To get relief from the cervical spondylosis, the following 8 tips are helpful:

  1. Do yoga for neck regularly.
  2. Take a short break of 1 minute to 3 minutes after each 30 minutes while working on computer.
  3. Do neck exercises during the breaks. Move your head forward, downward and in circular motion.
  4. Neck exercises are beneficial for cervical spondylosis.
  5. Use a good neck supportive chair for working and you should give 5 minutes rest to your head and neck after every hour of work.
  6. Use bolster type pillows that help to support your neck properly.
  7. Sleep on a firm mattress.

 

 

 

References:

 

1.Sarvesh Kumar Singh, Kshipra Rajoria, ‘Ayurvedic management in cervical spondylotic myelopathy’, Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/314782841_Ayurvedic_management_in_cervical_spondylotic_myelopathy

2. Shyama Kumar, Divya Bhosle, Akshay Janghel, Shraddha Deo, ‘Indian Medicinal Plants Used for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis’, RJPT, Research Gate, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281573305_Indian_Medicinal_Plants_Used_for_Treatment_of_Rheumatoid_Arthritis

 

3. Raman Kaushik, Pragya Sharma, Om Prakash, ‘Management of Cervical Spondylosis through Ayurveda: A Case Study’, International journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy, https://www.ijrap.net/admin/php/uploads/1797_pdf.pdf

 

 
 
 
 

If you wish to enquire more information on Cervical Spondylosis Ayurvedic Natural Treatment in Melbourne, you may contact us at Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gurnam Saini

Ayurvedic Practitioner  (Recognised as Ayurvedic Doctor in India)

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine from India

MD in Alternative Medicine from India 

Certificate in Ayurveda Panchkarma Detox form India

Certificate in Ayurveda Pulse & Tongue diagnosis India

Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing from Melbourne

Member of AAA (Australasian Association of Ayurveda) 

Organising Secretary of AYUSH MELBOURNE CONFERENCE, 2018

 

 

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Gurnam Saini has over 15 years’ experience in Ayurvedic naturopathy treatments in Melbourne, Australia. He has completed his bachelor degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, India. He has done MD in Alternative Medicine and certificate courses in Panchakarma Detox, Pulse diagnosis and skin care. He is also a member of the Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA). He has won awards for ground-breaking work in Ayurveda globally. Read More