Neck Pain

neck pain treatment in ayurveda

Your neck is made up of vertebrae that extend from the skull to the upper torso. Cervical discs absorb shock between the bones. The bones, ligaments, and muscles of your neck support your head and allow for motion. Any abnormalities, inflammation, or injury can cause neck pain or stiffness. Many people experience neck pain or stiffness occasionally. In many cases, it’s due to poor posture or overuse. Sometimes, neck pain is caused by injury from a fall, contact sports, or whiplash.

Neck and shoulder pain are caused by various reasons:

  • Muscle strain due to prolonged working in front of computer.
  • Overuse of mobile and other electronic gadgets.
  • Reading in lying position.
  • Degenerative joints.
  • Improper sitting or sleeping posture.
  • Carrying heavy weights.
  • Cervical spondylosis.
  • Rheumatoid or Osteoarthritis or Extra bony growth (spur).
  • Fibromyalgia.
  • Frozen shoulder.
  • Nerve compression due to tumor or disc herniation.
  • Trauma or injury.
  • Stress.
  • Other ailments like Heart attack, Cancer, Gallstones, Meningitis, etc.

Signs and Symptoms of Neck and Shoulder Pain

neck pain treatment in ayurveda

  • There may be constant pain or pain increases after physical activities.
  • Radiating pain from neck to shoulders or to hands.
  • Abnormal sensation like pricking, tingling or numbness.
  • Pain may be associated with dizziness or vertigo.
  • Loss of muscle strength.
  • Associated pain like headache or chest pain.
  • Disability to do fine hand work like sewing, painting, etc.

Dos and Don’ts

  • Include Turmeric, Garlic, Ginger, Sesame seeds in your diet.
  • Avoid curds, oily, spicy,cold and refrigerated foods.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages and smoking.
  • Regularly do exercises to strengthen your shoulder and neck muscles.
  • Maintain good posture while working.
  • Avoid carrying heavy weights, instead use trolley bag.
  • Use appropriate pillow and sleep in good position.
  • Use headphones instead of holding phone between your ear and shoulder.

Ayurvedic treatment for neck pain

neck pain treatment in ayurveda

Though there are different treatment options available for neck pain, Ayurveda is by far the best. There are a number of reasons for this. This system of medicine does not involve any surgery, use of drugs, or any pain inducing procedures. The patient gets a unique treatment involving mild exercise, diet modification, herbal supplements and slight lifestyle changes. A basic treatment involves a gentle massage over the neck muscles and shoulder joints with herbal medicated oil. Besides, several stress relieving exercises like intensive muscle training, breathing exercises, and yoga are also advocated.
In general, Vardhan Ayurveda offers the best and quickest relief from neck pain symptoms and alleviates pain considerably

" Ayurveda is the best approach for a successful treatment of Neck Pain without surgery. "


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