Save yourself from back pain.


Low back pain is pain and stiffness in the lower back. It is one of the most common reasons people miss work.


Back pain is a common and often debilitating condition that affects people of all ages and can have a significant impact on daily life. Back pain can occur in various parts of the back, including the lower back (lumbar region), middle back (thoracic region), and upper back (cervical region). Ayurveda, a traditional system of medicine that originated in India, offers holistic approaches to managing back pain. Experience the transformative potential of Ayurveda at Ayurveda Healing Ashram and bid farewell to persistent back pain.

Back pain-Causes and Symptoms

You may experience back pain as an ache, dull or sharp pain, burning sensation, and/or stiffness in the lower back area. Other symptoms of lower back pain include difficulty standing up straight for long periods, trouble sleeping due to discomfort at night, and muscle spasms or cramping in the affected area. Pain may also radiate down one or both legs if nerve compression is involved. There are several potential causes of lower back pain, including poor posture, excessive muscle strain or sprain, arthritis, disc herniation, and sciatica.

Permanent Ayurvedic Management for back pain through Ayurveda

Ayurvedic treatment for back pain in Kerala adheres to a natural approach. Unlike traditional medical treatments, which often involve the use of drugs or surgery, ayurvedic remedies are based on a holistic view of health and healing that takes into account all aspects of an individual’s physical and mental well-being. This means that rather than just treating the symptoms, it seeks to address the underlying causes of back pain in order to provide long-term relief.

Ayurvedic treatment for quick relief from back pain 

  • Kati Pichu
  • Kadi Vasthi
  • Abhyanga
  • Pathra Pinda Swada
  • Dhanyamala Dhara
  • Pizihil
  • Shastika Pinda sweda

1. Kati Pichu

The procedure involves keeping warm herbal oil (Masha Thaila) on the affected area of the back (Kati). This allows the healing properties of the herbs and oil to penetrate deep into the tissues to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and promote relaxation and rejuvenation of the back muscles and nerves. Kati Pichu is a soothing and effective Ayurvedic approach to relieve back pain and improve spinal health.

2. Kadi Vasthi

It involves creating a dam-like structure using herbal paste on the affected area of the back (kati). Warm medicated oil is then poured into this reservoir and allowed to soak the lower back region. This procedure helps alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and nourish the spinal tissues. Kadi Vasti is highly effective in relieving chronic back pain, muscle spasms, and stiffness.

3.Abhyangam (body massage)

Abhyangam is a traditional Ayurvedic therapy that involves full-body massage using warm herbal oils specifically chosen to alleviate back pain. The gentle yet firm strokes of the therapist help improve blood circulation, relax muscles, reduce inflammation, and promote overall healing. This treatment not only provides relief from back pain but also offers numerous additional benefits.

 4.Churna Pinda Sweda (Podi Kizi)

Podi Kizhi is a natural way to soothe back pain and boost overall well-being. Purna Pinda Sweda or Podikkizhi is a popular and effective Ayurvedic treatment for managing back pain. It involves using heated herbal powders, which are wrapped in a cloth pouch and gently massaged over the painful area for a specific time.

5. Ushma Sweda

Ushma Sweda, also known as a steam bath, is a pre-purification therapy that involves subjecting the entire body to an artificial sweating process. This treatment is particularly effective for individuals suffering from back pain. Ushma Sweda helps relax the muscles and provides relief from backache or back pain. The steam bath promotes relaxation and can be a valuable addition to back pain treatments, providing much-needed relief and comfort.

6. Patra Pinda Swada

Patra Pinda Sweda is an Ayurvedic treatment for back pain. In this therapy, medicinal leaves are tied into bundles, heated, and then gently massaged or applied to the affected area of the back as herbal bundles. The warmth and healing properties of the herbal bundles help to reduce pain, inflammation, and tension in the back muscles. Patra Pinda Sweda, also known as Ela Kizhi, is a specialized Ayurvedic therapy often conducted following a gentle oil massage (Abhyanga).

7. Dhanyamala Dhara

The medicated Dhanyamla decoction is poured in a continuous stream over the painful area of your back. The liquid is typically heated to a comfortable temperature. The stream of liquid is adjusted to create a soothing and consistent flow over the affected region.

8. Pizihichil

Pizhichil is a special Ayurvedic massage using warm herbal oil. It helps boost blood flow and ease muscle tension, which can lessen body pains. Pizhichil, which means “squeezing,” can be used to soothe lower back pain. It’s a traditional Kerala Ayurvedic treatment that involves a relaxing body massage with oil.

9. Shastika Pinda sweda/Navara Kizhi

This Ayurvedic massage therapy aims to enhance muscle strength and is particularly beneficial for addressing back pain. Shashtika Pinda Sweda, a renowned Kerala Ayurvedic massage technique, is considered an effective remedy for conditions involving Vata imbalances, including back pain

10. Panchakarma treatments

Panchakarma is a comprehensive detoxification and rejuvenation therapy in Ayurveda that involves a series of five treatments. Panchakarma is highly beneficial for individuals suffering from back pain as it addresses the root cause of the pain by removing accumulated toxins and restoring harmony within the body. Out of the five therapeutic stages of Panchakarma, Virechana and Kashaya Basthi play a key role in the Kerala Ayurvedic Treatment for back pain.

Virechana Chikitsa:

Virechana is an Ayurvedic treatment used to alleviate back pain by purging excess Pitta dosha and toxins from the body. This therapy involves controlled purgation using herbal laxatives to cleanse the digestive system to rebalance the body, which can help relieve chronic back pain caused by inflammatory conditions or imbalances.

Kashaya Vasthi

This therapy involves the administration of medicated herbal oils and decoctions through the rectum. The warm herbal concoction helps to reduce inflammation, alleviate muscle tension, and provide relief from back pain. With regular sessions of Kashaya Vasthi, you can experience long-lasting relief from backache and enjoy improved mobility and well-being.


When you practice yoga, it does wonders for your back and spine by both stretching and strengthening important muscles. There are these muscles called the paraspinal ones, which let you bend your spine, and then there are the multifidus muscles that keep your vertebrae steady. Plus, you have the transverse abdominis muscle in your belly that helps to stabilize your spine too. So, doing yoga is like a special workout that helps your back feel better and reduces back pain. Yoga therapy is a holistic approach frequently suggested for managing back pain and the associated stress and strain.

Yoga for Back Pain Management

  • Chakra Padasana (Leg rotation pose)
  • Pawanamukthasana (Wind-Relieving Pose)
  • Vakrasana (Twisting Pose)
  • Matseyasana (fish pose)
  • Matsyendrasana (spinal twist)
  • Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
  • Shalabhasana (Locust pose)
  • Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)
  • Sasangasana (Rabbit pose)
  • Marjariasana (Cat pose)
  • Sethubandhasana (Bride Pose)

1. Chakra Padasana (Leg rotation pose)

Chakra Padasana, or Leg Rotation Pose, serves as an essential warm-up in yoga therapy for back pain. This exercise helps prepare the body by strengthening the back muscles, releasing nerve compression, engaging the core muscles, enhancing hip muscle flexibility, and promoting pelvic stability.

2. Pawanamukthasana (Wind-Relieving Pose)

Pawanmuktasana, also known as the “Wind-Relieving Pose,” is a yoga asana that can be beneficial for back pain. Spinal flexibility, reduced stiffness, and improved blood flow to the lower back, digestive health, and abdominal engagement are a few benefits of practicing Pawanamukthasana.

3. Vakrasana (Twisting Pose-A-)

Vakrasana (Twisting Pose-B-)

One of the best yoga poses to help with back pain is called Vakrasana or the Twisting Pose. In this pose, you lay down and twist your spine, which is like wringing out a towel. This twisting action helps to stretch and make your back muscles stronger, make your vertebrae steady . When you do this regularly, it can make your spine more flexible and ease any tightness or discomfort you might feel in your back. It’s especially helpful for issues like L4-L5 and S1 slip discs or disc bulging in your lower back.

4. Matseyasana (fish pose)

Regular practice of Matsyasana, also known as the Fish Pose, can promote relaxation of the upper back muscles and contribute to strengthening the spine as it provides a gentle stretch to these areas. It relieves back pain and gradually reduces the stiffness between vertebrae.

5.Matsyendrasana (spinal twist)

This yoga asana contributes to spinal agility by gently stretching and elongating the spine. It plays a vital role in restoring the natural alignment of the spine, promoting better posture, and reducing strain on the back.

6. Crocodile Pose (Makarasana)

This pose is all about relaxation. Keep your body at rest, slow down your breathing, and calm your thoughts. It benefits people dealing with issues like Slipped Disc, disc bulging, or herniated discs, as it provides soothing relief and calmness. Makarasana can be a valuable addition to your routine for back pain relief.

7. Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)

Bhujangasana, also known as Cobra Pose, is a popular yoga pose that offers several benefits for the back, including soothing pain, promoting ease of mobility, strengthening the spine, spinal support muscles, and lower back muscles, and improving circulation in the back.

8. Shalabhasana (Locust pose)

This pose helps strengthen the muscles in the lower back, improves flexibility, reduces tension in the spine, and corrects and strengthens S1, L5, and L4. Practice regularly to experience relief full back from back pain.

9.Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)

This pose stretches and strengthens the muscles in the back, maintains the elasticity of the spine, and increases flexibility. Regular practice of Dhanurasana can help reduce discomfort and improve overall spinal health.

10. Sasangasana (Rabbit pose)

This pose stretches the entire spine and releases tension in the back muscles. Regular practice of Sasangasana can improve flexibility and provide huge relief from back pain.

Sasangasana (Rabbit pose)

11. Marjariasana (Cat pose)

This gentle movement helps stretch and strengthen the muscles in the back, improve spinal flexibility, and alleviate tension in the. Regular practice of Marjariasana can promote a healthy spine.

12. Virshasana

Virshasana (Tree Pose) is good for reducing back pain as it stretches the spine and back muscles.

Sethubandhasana (Bride Pose)

Sethubandhasana  is good for reducing back pain as it stretches lower back muscles and Lumber vertebra  (L1,L2,L3,L4,L5) deeply.
In conclusion, Ayurvedic treatment for back pain in Kerala at Ayurveda Healing Ashram offers a holistic approach to healing and relieving pain and suffering in the back. Through a combination of personalized herbal remedies, therapeutic massages, yoga poses, and lifestyle adjustments, individuals can experience long-lasting relief from back pain. With experienced practitioners and a serene healing environment at New Sivasoorya Ayurveda Healing Ashram, patients can receive comprehensive care that promotes overall wellness and restores harmony to their bodies. Say goodbye to back pain and embrace a life of vitality with Ayurvedic treatment at our ashram.



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