Cervical Spondylosis is a degenerative disorder that is mostly age related and is also known as spinal osteo arthritis. People who are of age more than 60 are most affected by this. Spondylosis can affect cervical, thoracic, or lumbar regions of the spine. It is related with general wear and tear in the cervical spine.
- Degeneration of the disks can cause the disk to bulge and protrusion occurs.
- Herniated disks : herniation of disk can also press the spinal cord and nerve roots
- Bone spurs : bone spurs pinch the spinal cord and nerve roots
- Dehydrated disk
- Stiff ligaments: The surrounding ligaments become less flexible leading to bone spur formation
- Age related wear and tear of the joints.
- Age : people older than 40 years are more prone to cervical spondylosis
- Occupation : Prolonged siting increases the risk of cervical spondylosis
- Neck injuries : previous neck injuries increases the risk of cervical spondylosis
- Genetic factors : it can be hereditary too
- Smoking : smoking has been linked to increased neck pain.
HOW CAN CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS BE DIAGNOSED?
- Ct scan
- Neck x- ray
WHAT ARE THE COMPLICATIONS OF CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS?
If cervical spondylosis is not treated on time, it can also cause permanent disabilities. Degenerative changes in spine can lead to narrowing of spinal canal.
Cervical myelopathy : loss of bowel or bladder control.
WHAT ARE THE HOME REMDIES FOR CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS?
Mild spondylosis can be treated by using home remedies:
- Heat or ice : applying heat or cold to you neck can ease your neck muscles
- Soft neck braces: It allows your neck muscles to relax. You should wear it only for short periods of time.
- Regular exercise: people who walk daily experience less neck and low back pain. People having long sitting jobs must do exercises to avoid cervical problems.
AYURVEDIC MEDICATION BY CHANDIGAH AYURVED CENTRE
Chandigarh Ayurved Centre has its own CERVICAL RELIEF KIT for pure and natural treatment of cervical spondylosis. This kit has:
- NERVE UP TABLET:
INGREDIENTS : . It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet, abhrak bhasma, praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc.
BENEFITS: These tablets are pure ayurvedic formulation. Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata doshas and kapha dosha. It acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system This tablet helps in Backache, knee pain, headache, bronchitis, depression.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.
- RASAYAN VATI:
INGREDIENTS: Rasayan vati is herbo-mineral Ayurvedic formulation which contains various herbs such as Aswagandha, Shilajeet, Amla, Shatavar, Brahmi, Abhrak Bhasam, Mukta pisti, Praval pisti, Vang Bhasam, , Dalchini, Javitri, Gokhru, Kaunch Beej, Saunth, Mirch, Pipli, Manjith, Brahmi, Musali, Shatavar, etc.
BENEFITS: These ingredients show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, immune-modulator properties. These tablets provides good results in General debility, Psychological disorders, and improves immunity and helps in cervical pain.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily.
- PAIN-O-KILL OIL:
INGREDIENTS: This herbal oil provides good results in body pain, swelling, stiffness, & inflammation. Massage with this oil relieves pain, stiffness, & swelling. Pain-O-Kill oil is prepared from herbal ingredients like Jyotishmati, Kustha, Devdaru, Vatsnabh, Rasna, etc.
BENEFITS: These all ingredients show anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, & analgesic properties. The antioxidant nature removes all toxins out from the body. Anti-inflammatory & analgesic properties reduce inflammation & pain in the body.
Method of Application: Take few drops of oil in your hands after that gently massage over the affected area of your body pain.
- PAIN–O-KILL SYRUP:
INGREDIENTS: It is an herbal remedy that helps to get relief from the severe pain which is associated with cervical spondylitis. It includes ingredients like- Hadjod stem, Ashwagandha root, Shalaki gum, Suranjan sweet gum, Punarnava root, Methi seeds, Nirgundi leaves, Garlic bulb, etc.
BENEFITS: This syrup helps in reducing the stiffness & rejuvenates the body tissues. It helps to improve muscle tone. This syrup has a good result in reducing the inflammation.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 teaspoonfuls twice a day before meal with normal water.
- PANCHSAKAR CHURNA:
Panchsakar Churna is an Ayurvedic formulation that consists of five ingredients named as – Saindhav Lavana, Swarnapatri, Shatapushpa, Shunti, and Balaharitaki. It is naturally detoxifying, thus it removes the toxins from the body. This churna is mainly beneficial in cases of disc prolapsed, cervical pain, lower back pain, ligament sprain, neck stiffness, sprain in muscle, tendons. Panchsakar churna helps to relax the muscles around the neck and also reduces the inflammation.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 teaspoonful once a day with Luke warm water at bedtime.
- DETOX STANDARD POWDER:
These herbal sachets are prepared from ingredients such as Shankh bhasma, Sutshekhar ras, Parwal pishti, Shukta pishti, Giloy, Kamdudha ras, Shwet parpati that gives calming effect on the stomach. These sachets have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antacid like properties. It mainly affects in lowering the pitta dosha of the body and maintains proper digestion of the body.
Recommended Dosage: Take one sachet twice daily with normal water.