Ayurvedic Treatment for Neck Pain in Kerala

Have you been suffering from neck pain and were looking for natural pain relief measures for some time?

Pain in the neck is a common problem growing over the years. Ayurveda have natural relief measures and offer the best treatment for neck pain with a combination of multiple natural methods. Kerala Ayurveda treatment can cure the problem by treating it from the root cause.

What is Neck Pain?

Neck pain is surely pain in the neck. It is a common medical condition comes from a number of disorders and diseases involving any tissues in the neck. Neck pain is also referred to as cervical pain directly affecting the muscles of the neck.

Examples of common conditions causing neck pain are degenerative disc disease, neck strain, neck injury such as in whiplash, a herniated disc, or a pinched nerve. It can either be called as Spondylosis or Cervical Spondilosis.

What Causes the Neck Pain?

The neck pain can be caused by many different spinal problems and problems to the joints of the neck as well as upper back.

– Several factors such as common infections like virus infection of the throat leading to lymph node (gland) swelling and neck pain.

– It can be the result of some rare infections, such as tuberculosis of the neck, infection of the spine bones in the neck (osteomyelitis and septic discitis), and meningitis (often accompanied by neck stiffness).

– The muscular stiffness in neck can as well lead to the neck pain.

– Most common factors like sedentary life style, wrong posture while sleeping, degenerative joints, improper sitting, carrying heavy weights, watching TV and excessive use of computers and a general lack of physical activity account for the increased prevalence of neck pain. Reading in lying position also adds extra stiffness to your neck.

– Persistent neck pain is often caused due to Disc prolapse and arthritis of the cervical spine and it also leads to other complications like Cervical Radiculopathy etc.

Other Causes Of Neck Pain Include:

• Tumours of head and neck

• Rheumatoid Arthritis

• Congenital Cervical Rib

• Trauma (accident related)

To start with an Ayurvedic treatment for neck pain in Kerala, you will need to consult our expert ayurvedic doctor who’ll identify the root cause of the pain.

Signs and Symptoms of Neck Pain

Neck pain is commonly associated with dull aching.

Sometimes, pain in the neck is worsened with movement of the neck or turning the head. Other symptoms associated with some forms of neck pain include numbness, tingling, tenderness, sharp shooting pain, difficulty swallowing, pulsations, swishing sounds in the head, dizziness or light-headedness, and lymph node (gland) swelling.

So, how Ayurveda can help you to get rid of pain in the neck?

Ayurveda Treatment for Neck Pain

Ayurveda Treatment of Neck Pain is based on the cause of the problem and generally if it is of recent origin it responds quickly to conservative treatment approaches like rest, pain killers etc.

If your neck pain is caused by strain due to posture of due to stress, it responds easily to Ayurvedic medicines and in severe cases to local massages. Ayurveda also offers a very tangible alternative to surgery and other invasive procedure like epidural injections.

As no specific line of treatment is described for neck pain in Ayurveda texts, general line of management of the pain is done through Abhyanga (massage), Svedana (sudation), Mriduvirechana (mild purgation) and Basti.

Considering the patient’s Vata, pitta prakriti and physical constitution, mild massage and mild sudation in the form of Shalishastikapindasvedana and Mridubasti (a milder form of Basti) in the form of Mustadiyapanabasti are given.

Various Panchakarma interventions are also adopted to treat according to the nature of the neck pain. While the administration of Ayurvedic therapies like Podikkizhi (Choornapindasweda), Elakkizhi (Patrapotalasweda), Nasya (Instillation of medicated liquids through the nasal cavity) etc in conjugation with herbal medicines is very effective in providing tangible benefits in all these cases, rendering the patient symptom free.

Ayurvedic Massage for Neck Pain

A trained massage therapist can help in gently massaging your strained muscles, thus reducing the stiffness and alleviating neck or shoulder pain. It also helps in reversing the damage to the nerve and in preventing further degeneration of the cartilage, bones and nerves involved.

At our registered Sivasoorya Ayurveda Healing Ashram and Yoga Therapy Ashram in Trivandrum, we carry out these methods only under expert guidance. Before taking any of the above treatments we’ll ensure that you talk to your doctor about the benefits of doing it.

Neck Pain Treatment at Sivasoorya Ayurveda Healing Ashram

We offer in-house Ayurveda treatment for neck pain in Kerala, over duration of two to three weeks, at our facility, offering various options for accommodation. Our hospital is housed in a large landscaped campus, offering a very serene atmosphere away from the bustle of the city to harness the power of Nature in Healing. The experienced and caring doctors are ably supported by a team of compassionate paramedical and support staff.

Unlike other treatment procedures that jump straight to symptom management, Sivasoorya Ayurveda Healing Ashram plans to address the root-cause of the disease. Our treatment begins by detoxifying the body so that medicines can work better towards treating the actual root-cause of the disease. We’ll also give equal focus on your diet & lifestyle which will complement the effect of medicines and to sustain the benefit of treatment for long time.

Since Ayurveda focuses on the root-cause of the disease, our treatment effectively reduces the risk of severe health complications arising out of the untreated underlying cause. So why not just consult with our Ayurveda expert and get the right treatment for neck pain?

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