Greeva / Kati Basti Panchkarma Treatment
Yet another wonderful allied Panchakarma Treatment called as Kati Basti Panchakarma will be explained here. In certain conditions taking a lot of oral medication gets tuff as well as it takes lot of time to cure that part. Ayurveda suggests a fast and easy method of applying medicine to the affected area which is called Kati Basti Panchkarma Treatment, Kati Basti is an oil pooling therapy mainly done in muscular-skeleton problems, it is an unparallel to any other method applied to heal and relieve pain in joints like cervical, lumbar or knee joints. Medicated oil used in this therapy posses medicinal effects and being a part of Sweden not only gives the lightness, reduces local inflammation and reduces pain but also helps to heal old aches and pains like a muscle sprain or any kind of sports injury. In case of back problems caused by either injuries like falls or accidents or by the means of degeneration related to diet or the age, it proved to be equally effective in either of the cases. Along with Kati /greeva other treatments like Sneh Basti Panchkarma and Kashaya Basti Panchkarma may be advisable along with medication and not forget the lifestyle changes.
The patient is taken to the treatment room made comfortable and relaxed. Area supposes to undergo treatment made bare. Mantra chanting is done. A ring is to be prepared with the help of moong dal and wheat flour this ring has to be put on the affected area and pasted well to avoid any leakage. once it is done lukewarm oil ranging from 35 to 45 Celsius is poured .to maintain the temperature of the oil it will be replaced periodically. This process is done for 40 min .paste will be removed and area will be wiped out. Bathing of the area is not recommended in case of extreme cold it is advisable to put the crepe bandage over it and keep it for 3 hours.
Heat applied in the form of warm medicated oil helps to reduce the inflammation and swelling thus reducing the pressure over the nerve ending resulting in a reduction in pain. Herbs specially prescribed for the problems shows its medicinal values and help to heal fast.
lower back pain, sciatica, disc degeneration, disc prolapse, tail bone pain, Sacro illiatis, cervical pain, headache related to cervical, numbness of the hands, radiating pain in hands,
Along with the above said pathological condition people working long hours in corporate, not having proper posture, people feeling stiffness over back and neck can go for this therapy.