Slip Disc: How Ayurveda & Panchakarma are Beneficial in Treating It?

Whenever you hear the word ‘Slip Disc’, the next thing that strikes your mind is ‘Spine Surgery’.
However, the spinal operations are highly risky, moreover, positive results are not guaranteed. 
Slip disc is the most critical situation for the body. It requires extra care and proper bed rest. This
is a situation where most of the treatments are ineffective. Every year, hundreds of people got a
slip disc disability and this disability comes due to different reasons in which carelessness is the
Moreover, if you are choosing allopathic treatment for slip disc then it should be proper and
there is a chance of complications in surgical treatment. Thus, we all need a safer and more
effectual way of treatment and Ayurveda can do wonders for slip disc. It promises to deliver
satisfactory and effective treatment that helps to cure slip disc in a more assuring way than any
other treatment. Panchakarma is the most effective and integral part of Ayurveda that works like
wonders for slip disc.

What is Panchakarma Means?

The word Panchakarma is originated from two words i.e. Pancha + karma that means five
treatments. Panchakarma assures to remove the toxins from the body and make it healthy. It
includes five therapies which are like Basti, Nasya, Vamana, Virechana, and Raktamokshana.
Ayurvedic treatment is a traditional treatment that is safe and effective for all age groups. This
treatment can avoid surgery. It is 100% natural treatment, thus it is not harmful and does not
provide unwanted side-effects & discomfort to the body.
1. According to Ayurveda, the main reason behind the slip disc is an imbalance of Vata
element in the human body. Panchakarma targets the imbalance and helps to restore the
basic functional strength of the lower part of the body.
2. Ayurvedic medication includes herbal capsules, tablets, decoctions, and oils that provide
relief from mild to moderate back pain and the symptoms of slipped discs.
3. Patients suffering from severe back pain immensely require Ayurvedic therapies like
Swedana or Sudation, Kati, Vasti, Podikizhi. Podikizhi is, basically, a dry pottali massage
and that pottali is made with several medicated herbs. One more therapy that Ayurveda
treatment includes Abhyanga therapy that incorporates the use of medicated oil.
4. Shodana therapy like Virechna and Vasti is recommended for the slip disc that helps to
detoxify the body. These properties are used to heal the nerves that help to reduce the
symptom of a herniated disc and Muscular spasms. Vasti chikitsa is a complete therapy
for pain in itself.

How Does Panchakarma Help in Slip Disc?

Panchakarma helps in effecting two parts of the body; one is the stiffness of muscles and second
is it replenishes the nourishment to the affected parts of the spine. Only external treatments like
Kati Basti and Pottali are not enough to do but the internal administration of medicines through

Panchakarma is also important. Panchakarma not only gives permenant treatment but this
process helps to bring the back in normal position. But to remain in the same position, a patient
needs to be associated with therapeutic Yoga and proper Ayurvedic Medicines.
Ayurveda and Panchakarma is the most powerful healing treatment and this is what we do at
Ayurveda Hospital,Ayurhealing. It is one of the most effectual places to cure Slip discs with the
natural process. Several hospitals and medicines promise to heal slip disc disability but
Ayurvedic Hospital Ayurhealing has well known doctor like Dr. Mini Nair who is perfect in
providing successful treatments for slip disc. So if your back has become a serious issue then it is
the time to consult an Ayurvedic practitioner –Dr. Mini Nair and take a complete recovery from
the pain with the help of Ayurveda Hospital,Ayurhealing.