Ayurvedic Treatment for Stiff Neck
Ayurvedic treatment for Stiff Neck is based on the cause of the neck pain and often it is because of muscular spasm caused by strain due to posture or due to stress. Ayurvedic treatment also helps in reversing the damage to the nerve and in preventing further degeneration of the cartilage, bones and nerves involved.
A stiff neck is a very common problem which is not usually indicative of an underlying condition. Ayurveda sees neck pain as an aggravation of Vata, often caused by repetitive strain. Ayurvedic treatment sets out to prevent excess Vata (wind) invading the brain and spinal cord, but it is first essential to be sure of the exact cause of the problem and, of the stage to which it has progressed.
Ayurvedic treatment for Stiff Neck works towards conditioning and moving the entire body to its original state through herbal oils and concentrated massaging techniques. Abhyangam, a classic Ayurvedic massage using warm medicated oils is advised for pain and stiffness in the body. It rejuvenates the strained muscles while also providing deep relaxation.
Nasyam is another therapeutic administration of medicines through the nasal passages is also considered effective for neck pain and cervical spondylitis. One of other massage therapies found to be have profound impact for stiff neck and cervical spondylitis is Pizhichil in which warm medicated oil is continuously poured on the body along with gentle massages. These deep impacting massages are recommended for rejuvenation and, reducing pain and inflammation. These therapies are effective for the non-spondylitis neck pain as well.