Ayurveda Treatments – Kati Vasti Therapy

Ayurveda Treatments - Kati Vasti

What is Kati Vasti Therapy?

Kati Vasti is a miraculous Ayurvedic treatment very effective for various ailments connecting to the lower back and spine. The treatment involves retention of specially prepared warm medicated oil over the lower back or other parts of the spine for a certain period, to tackle all types of backpain, sciatica, spondylosis, and also to cure disc prolapse and spinal dislocations.

Kati Vasti therapy includes:

  • Sciatica
  • Chronic Backpain
  • Lumbar Spondylosis
  • Lumbar Spondylitis
  • Slip Disc
  • Disc Prolapse
  • Inter-Vertebral Disc Protrusion
  • Muscle Sprain around Backbone
  • Degenerative illnesses of the vertebras or backbone
  • Preventive treatment to avoid back problems and to keep spine healthy problems

The Procedure of Kati Vasti Therapy

On the day of the procedure, the patient is asked to lie face down on the massage table. An Ayurvedic therapist prepares a tough dough made of the black gram powder or wheat powder, the dough is used to make a circular or rectangular boundary in the lumbosacral area. Ensuring that it is leak proof, specially prepared lukewarm medicated oil is poured and retained for some time in this reservoir. When the oil starts to cool down, it is squeezed using cotton and more warm oil is poured in it. This procedure is repeated for 30 to 40 minutes depending upon the patient’s condition. After the treatment duration, the affected area is massaged for proper absorption of the medicine.

The Ayurvedic treatment Kati Vasti helps to increase the blood circulation strengthens muscle and connective tissues and lubricates the joints keeping them flexible and pain-free. It also strengthens the back muscles that help maintain normal curvature of the spine and nourishes the nerves, thus providing relief from pain and numbness.

To know more about the miraculous treatments of Ayurveda or for Kati Vasti treatment in Kerala visit Punarnava Ayurveda Hospital.

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