Cervical spondylosis is condition due to degeneration of bones, discs – cartilage cushion between the neck bones and joints of the neck.Neck pain, stiffness, headache, numbness is commonly seen. This is one of the diseases wherein Ayurvedic treatment has very good results.

Slipped disc
It is more prone in males of middle age group,who are under exertion, frequent use two wheller causes trauma on neck bones, leading to spondylosis.
Bad posture is another strong etiological factor which results in the stiffness due to spondylosis.

Food habits that increase vata dosha–Fasting increase of vata dosha,intake of dry, cold, frozen and light food like chiwda, farsan, Chip’s, biscuits, soft drinks,etc

Habits increase vata dosha-,Traveling on two wheller for long distances,Suppression of the urges,night awakening,sleep after meal at daytime,Heavy exercise or Weight bearing in the head, shoulder or neck,walking for long distances

Psychological factors –
Stress, Loss of interest in work ,Grief,etc.Cervical spondylosis

Panchkarma Treatment:
Snehana or Oleation therapy: Both internal and external oleation (application of oil or ghee) are beneficial.
Swedana : mild to moderate Steem is given .

Mridu Virechana(Mild purgation) –It  help to normalize movement of Vata in proper direction.

Greeva basti
In this procedure, Medicated oil is heated on proper temperature and is retained within the compound for a specific time.
Treatment may change according to patient like pind swed, patra pottli, sarwang dhara.

 


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