Dorsal Spine Spondylosis or Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease. It is a condition in which the protective cartilage that cushions the tops of bones degenerates, or gets worn down causing swelling and pain. In some cases Osteoarthritis produces spurs that put pressure on the nerves leaving the spinal column causing weakness & pain in the arms or legs.
Pristha Vasti is unique procedure performed for complete back region and is mainly indicated for the diseases related to whole spine. The word Pristha means back portion.
Prishta Vasti procedure is done with medicated oil poured and retained over back area for a period of time. The person is made to lie on the stomach and a dough is prepared by using prescribed gram flour. It is placed over the whole vertebral column. Luke warm medicated oil is poured and pooled in to it. Oil is removed after the treatment and a gentle massage is performed. This procedure is performed for 30 min.
Benefits of Pristha Vasti
- Helps to relieve pain and inflammation.
- Helps to relieve pain in Spondylitis condition.
- Muscular spasm can be relieved.
- Strengthens intervertebral disc spaces.
- Improving the range of movements.