Ayurvedic treatments for lower back pain
Ayurvedic Treatment For Lower Back Pain

Lower Back pain is a common problem experienced by all of us at some point in our lives. Surveys indicate that about 70 percent of the population suffer from back pain. The highest incidence is among the age group of 45 to 64 years, especially in women. For almost all patients, it resolves quickly within a few weeks if proper and effective Ayurvedic treatments for Lower back pain is being undertaken.

Concept of back pain according to Ayurveda

Ayurvedic method of treatment proved to be successful in permanently curing your low back pain. According to Ayurveda, lower back pain is a Vata disorder. The Vata disorder gets deteriorated due to various reasons such as faulty dietary and lifestyle habits. This disorder travels throughout the body and gets blocked in individual channels. If this blockage happens in the lower back area, it gets accumulated in this channel and causes immense debilitating pain.

Causes of lower back pain

One of the most common cause is poor posture habit. The pain also results due to other health problems like osteoporosis, scoliosis, and spinal stenosis. The excessive sprain or strain of muscles in that region can also manifest in low back pain. Any improper exercise or lack of exercise can result in back pain. If you are overweight or obese, then you may have a chance of getting back pain.

Ayurvedic Treatment

The conventional western methods focus on treatment such as rest, traction, oral steroidal and non-steroidal non-inflammatory medications, weight control measures and surgery.

In the ayurvedic method of treatment, both internal, as well as external treatments, are undertaken.


It is a unique technique that is aimed to provide complete relief to your lower back pain using warm medicated herbal oil. This mixture is poured in the lumbosacral region and retained inside a dam made out of the dough using black gram flour preferably. The procedure is done for about 20 to 50 minutes for effective relief from the immense pain. The dough ring is about four to five inches in diameter, and it is rested on the back around the painful area.

The warmed liquid is poured onto the lower back inside the dough ring. When the oil cools down, it is drained out with cotton gauze, and the procedure is repeated several times. The therapy also works best for disorders such as backache, degenerative spine changes, compressed discs, osteoporosis, sciatica, hip pain, shoulder pain, and spinal cord compression. As Vata dosha is the cause of pain in this area, pouring the warm castor oil can restore the imbalance of this dosha very well. The herbal oil used has fantastic healing properties that it can deeply clean and fortify the blood, strengthen muscle and connective tissues, and lubricate the joints. Thus, Kati Basti is likely to alleviate most types of low-back pain.


This is the palliative method of treatment for lower back pain. In this method, a deep thick layer of cotton wool is soaked in warm medicated oil and is applied on the affected region. The warmth of these cotton pads provides relief from pain and discomfort. The oil is replaced periodically.

You can also apply some topical herbal medications and practice some Yoga asanas to increase the flexibility of your bones and joints and to prevent further incurrence of pain in your body. Fix an appointment in our clinic now to get the best Ayurvedic treatments for Lower back pain that is troubling you for a long time.