Highlights of disease
Characterised by pain going down the leg from the lower back, Sciatica is seen due compression of the Sciatic nerve. It may be associated by Tingling numbness at leg and low back pain. It is generally seen due to Spinal Disc Prolapse.
According to Ayurveda, this occurs due to dominance of Vaata Dosha and is termed as Ghrudrasi.
- Ayurvedic medications are advised after understanding the case in detail.
Panchakarma Treatment :-
- Snehana, Swedana, Pinda Sweda, Patrapottali, Jalaukavacharan, Lepana, Virechana, Basti, Kati Basti are some key Panchakarma treatments which may be performed as per necessicity under strict medical supervision.
- Avoid having diet that increases Vaata Dosha and which is heavy to digest like Curd, Sprouts, Bakery Products, Fermented foods, Non Veg etc. Do regular exercise. Avoid heavy weight lifting. Physiotherapy may help in such cases.