Back Pain

About Back Pain

The human back is composed of a many complex structure like bones, disks, muscles, ligaments and tendons, which work together to support the body.

Back pain is a pain which felt in the back of the body. It usually arises due to any injury, activity or any kind of medical condition. Back pain can be mild and irritating. This problem can cause irritation and difficulty in bending forward and sideways.

Causes of Back Pain

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Rheumatoid back pain
  • Pain due to constipation
  • Back pain due to pelvic condition
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Strain
  • Structural problem
  • Poor movement and posture

Symptoms of Back Pain

  • Weight loss
  • Fever
  • Inflammation or swelling on the back
  • Pain down the legs
  • Pain that reaches below the knees
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Recent injury to the back
  • Back pain which causes difficulty in lying down
  • Numbness around the genitals
  • Numbness around the buttocks
  • Numbness around the anus

Diagnosis of Back Pain

  • Diagnosis may include
  • X-ray
  • MRI
  • Ct-scan
  • Bone scan
  • Electromyography
  • Diagnosis by Chiropractor, osteopath, physical therapist

Herbal Remedies for Back Pain by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda offers wonderful herbal remedies like Boswellia-Curcumin, Yograj Guggul and Joint Aid Plus for ayurvedic and natural treatment of back pain. These herbal remedies are formulated by Planet Ayurveda with the guidance of Dr. Vikram Chauhan from natural herbs and herb extracts. These herbal remedies are free from any kind of side effects as they do not contain any chemicals and added preservatives.

1. Boswellia-Curcumin

For preparing these capsules, two extremely beneficial anti-inflammatory components are used. These components are: Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Curcumin (the main active component of turmeric or Curcuma longa).

These capsules are very beneficial in providing relief in back pain, treating joint inflammation and other inflammatory conditions, reducing swelling and supporting good joint health.

Dose: 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water.

2. Yograj Guggul

This herbal remedy is especially formulated for joint related problem. A blend of certain herbs is used to formulate this particular herbal remedy. The herbs used in the preparation of Yograj guggul are as follows:-

  • Shudh guggulu
  • Chitraka
  • Pippali
  • Jeerak
  • Devdaru
  • Ela
  • Amalaki
  • Mustaka
  • Haritaki
  • Ardaraka

All these herbs are in use since ancient times and they have properties to kill the pain. So this herbal remedy is also known as a natural pain killer that provides relief from back pain. It has been medically proved that these herbs work wonder in treating problems like joint pain, fever, fatigue, swelling, blood vessel inflammation, progressive stiffness, joint damage, and numbness. So this herbal remedy is of great importance in treating the problem of back pain. As we know this is a natural pain killer so not only back related pain, this particular remedy is helpful in relieving all other kind of pain. Intake of this herbal remedy on regular basis is advised for better results.

Dose: 2 tablets twice or thrice a day after half an hour of meal with plain water.

3. Joint Aid Plus

It is very effective herbal remedy for back pain treatment. It is a blend of specific natural herbs which have been explained in Ayurveda texts to relieve pain and swelling. Joint aid plus not only helps in joint pains but also helps in morning stiffness, back pain and provides immediate relief. Most allopathic drugs may give relief from inflammation and severe pain, but they lead to adverse side effects. Joint aid plus contains herbal ingredients which are pure and natural. The natural herbs for back pain relief are nature's gift to mankind. Joint aid plus is recommended as an effective herbal remedy for arthritis pain and inflammation. This product is free from chemicals and side effects. It is 100 percent pure and vegetarian.

Dose: 1-2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

Some Preventive Measures

  • It is advised not to lift and twist the heavy things at the same time as it may cause pulling of muscles and can result in back pain
  • Instead of pulling the things, it is advised to push them with legs or hands.
  • Using good quality of matters is suggested so that the spine is straight and good quality pillow should be used to avoid strain on the neck.
  • While working on computer or laptops, it is suggested to sit in a good posture to avoid back pain.
  • While driving, the back should have a proper support so as to avoid the pain.

So, these are some of the preventive measures that can be followed in order to avoid back pain.

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