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Most disturbing ailment amongst youngsters and specially IT company youngsters who sit in a position for a very long period of time. The ligaments that holds the neck joint and the spine bones together slips from the cavity due to improper work habits, heavy work habits, or at times hereditary this is accompanied by nerve pressure in those areas that radiates immense pain in the arms, legs, back, neck etc.
We at herbal health care have diagnosed a methodical treatment with special exercises and therapy using indigenous herbs that suppresses the pain receptors in the brain and ads strength to the nerves and relieves you from the pain permanently. Always early diagnosis is best for this particular ailment.
What is Spondylosis? :
Spondylosis is the most common ailment that affects any part of the spine. It affects about 4 to 5% of the people. ‘Spondylo’- the vertebrae; ‘lysis’- the disintegration of a cell. This is a kind of degenerative disc disease. Spondylosis usually occurs in the lower lumbar spine and particularly, the L5 vertebrae. (L5 – the fifth lumbar vertebrae). This won’t present by birth but improves over time. Ayurveda deals with every disease with the three ‘Doshas’. They are Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Vata is made of Air and Space, Pitta is of Fire and Water, and the Kapha is composed of
Water and the Earth. From these, Spondylosis disease is because of Vata dosha. Though spondylosis doesn’t cause serious issues, its effects will differ from person to person.
Types of Spondylosis:
- Cervical Spondylosis: It’s the most common type. It affects the neck part.
- Thoracic Spondylosis: It affects the middle of the spine.
- Lumbar Spondylosis: It affects the lower back.
- Multilevel Spondylosis: It affects more than one part of the spine.
What are the Symptoms of Spondylosis? :
- Rigidity, pain, and stiffness
- Weakness in the legs and hands
- Loss of bladder and bowel control
- Struggle in walking
- Muscle spasm and loss of balance
How does Spondylosis occur? :
Spondylosis is caused usually to the people who are tennis players, gymnastics, weight lifters and have repetitive trauma, etc. The main cause of Spondylosis is aging. The other causes are:
Obesity is a recognized factor. Overweight makes a force through the C-spine. And so it leads to Spondylosis.
- Genetic tendency
It’s a genetic disease. There are chances of getting spondylosis if any of your family members have affected by this already.
- Age factor
Age may be a risk factor of cervical spondylosis that affects the disks vertebrae of the cervical spine. The people who have crossed 40 ages can be affected by this. It develops its severity with the aging.
- Compression fracture of the vertebra
A compression fracture of the vertebra can happen due to the crumple or weakness of the bones in the spine. Lifting heavy weights is the main reason for this.
- Sedentary lifestyle
In this machinery world, we do not have any physical activity. Keep on sitting in one place or lying down and using a mobile or computer is the new fashion of lifestyle. This can cause various health problems including Spondylosis.
- Lack of exercise
Exercises are like doctors in keeping you healthy. The easy exercise is ‘walking’. It has several benefits to your body.
- Spine injuries
Having spine injuries lead to spondylosis easily.
- Anxiety or depression
Depressions are natural but managing it is a special talent. Over stress or depression can make you affected by many diseases.
Smoking can cause chronic neck pain. It may worsen the degenerative disc diseases in the spine. Cervical spondylosis occurs and it leads to high pain. Stopping smoking can ease to decrease from spondylosis.
Siddha treatment for Spondylosis:
Siddha treatment focuses on herbal medicines as
- Amukkara chooranam:
Amukkara chooranam is being used for most of the Siddha medicines and it’s especially good for insomnia, gastric disorders, arthritis, and arthritis-related disorders.
- Muthu parpam:
Muthu parpam, a Siddha formulation is applied for diseases such as Indigestion issues, Piles, Fistula, Spondylosis, and Pitta dosha diseases. It’s in the bhasma form.
- Muthu chippi parpam:
The ingredients in the Muthu chippi parpam are also good at treating digestion, pain-relieving, asthma, increasing sperm count, skin problems, and respiratory issues. To get relief from the pain of spondylosis, this is helpful.
- Kukil parpam:
Kukil parpam is used in the treatment of Spondylosis. It is good at strengthening your muscle
- Silasathu parpam:
The herbal medicine ‘Silasathu parpam’ is a well-known one and this medicine is prescribed for the retention of urine, impotency, etc.
some other Siddha medicines for Spondylosis are included:
- Sangu parpam
- Rasagandhi mezhugu
- Ulundhu thailam
- Sivappu kukil thailam
- Gandharvahastadi kashayam
- Jadamanji thailam, and Vishamushti thailam
are used for treating Spondylosis. The treatment of Sweda, Nasya, Abhyanga, Greevavasti, Kativasti are also especially for spondylosis. Those treatments are given for decreasing ‘Vata dosha’ in the spine and it reduces the symptoms of spondylosis.
Therapies to reduce degeneration of the joints:
- Varamam therapy
- Oil massage
In ‘Herbal Health Care’, Chennai, the best treatments and the most effective therapies are offered.
Yoga for Spondylosis:
Ayurvedic treatment for cervical spondylosis stress on yoga due to its multi-benefits. Proper exercise and yoga make you feel better and retain the health of the muscles and joints. Some yogas for cervical spondylosis are:
- Brahma mudra
- Ardha Matyendrasana – must be extremely gentle.
- Supta Baddha konasana
- The foods that are rich in protein help in building strong bones and muscles.
- Use cotton clothes.
- Use soft pillows.