Pain is a commonly occurring problem that is particularly prevalent in older adults. Continuous pain may by the result of musculoskeletal conditions; neuropathic conditions trauma or limb amputation.
Musculoskeletal disorders are problems that can happen in your muscles, tendons, nerves, and other body parts. They can make you feel pain, limit how you can move, and even make it hard to work or spend time with friends. These issues are pretty common at work. Some can be really painful and stop you from doing everyday stuff.
In Ayurveda, the main causative factor for musculoskeletal disorder is aggravated Vata Dosha. Nedan Sevan like Vata vitiating foods, excessive physical work, intake of unwholesome food, sedentary lifestyle, etc. leads to aggravation of the Vata Dosha. The aggravated Vata blocks all the empty channels of the body leading to the development of the disorder within a portion of the body or entire body.
Symptoms of Musculoskeletal Disorders
- Burning sensations in muscles
- Aching and stiffness
- Pain worsens with movements
- Disturbed sleep
- Muscle twitching
- Limited range of motion of affected joints
- Sometimes redness of the overlying skin
- Bruising and discoloration
Causes of Musculoskeletal Disorders
- Age: The risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders gradually increases with old age
- Lifestyle: The way you live and what you do daily can play a role.
- Family History: Having a history of MSDs in the family may increase the risk of developing MSD
- Repetitive Movements: Doing the same motions over and over again can be a cause.
- Poor Posture at Work: If you sit or stand in a bad way while working, it might lead to problems.
- Daily Computer Use: Working on a computer every day can be a factor.
- Lifting Heavy Things: Picking up heavy objects can also contribute to these disorders.
Ayurvedic Solutions for Musculoskeletal Disorders:
Apart from certain Ayurvedic medicines and herbs, there are certain panchakarma procedures that are used to treat musculoskeletal problems:
- Abhyanga: A full-body massage with warm, herb-infused oils for 45 minutes. It promotes skin health and can help with conditions like osteoarthritis, body aches, and obesity.
- Padabhyanga: A special foot massage that relieves issues like roughness, stiffness, dryness, numbness, and tingling sensations in the feet and legs. It also relaxes and revitalizes the central nervous system.
- Njavarakizhi: Medicated oil is applied to the body, followed by a massage with warm muslin bag boluses containing cooked njavara rice. It’s beneficial for conditions like rheumatism, high blood pressure, joint aches, and muscle weakness.
- Virechana: This therapy cleanses the body, especially the liver and gallbladder, by clearing toxins and excess pitta. It purifies the blood and the gastrointestinal tract.
- KatiVasti: Vasti treatments are excellent for Lower back pains. They help eliminate doshas from the body through the intestinal tract.
- Janu Vasti: A therapy where medicinal oils are poured around the knee joints in a specially created compartment, using gram flour.
- Rasayana Treatment: This treatment reduces oxidative stress and free radical damage, making it effective for osteoarthritis.
- Snehana and Brimhana: These treatments normalize bone health and control the cell-level fire rule (dhatwagni) and tissue transformation (Dhatus).
- Choorna Swedam: An intensive treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, involving a vigorous massage with herbal powder bundles across the entire body.
Musculoskeletal Disorder Treatments at Ayurclinic
At Ayurclinic, we take pride in being your premier destination for effective Ayurvedic musculoskeletal disorder treatments in Melbourne. Our renowned clinic combines centuries-old Ayurvedic wisdom with modern expertise to offer you the most effective solutions for your musculoskeletal disorders.
Our team of highly experienced and skilled Ayurvedic doctors specializes in providing personalized treatments tailored to your unique needs. We understand the impact of musculoskeletal issues on your life, from daily activities to professional commitments. With a focus on holistic well-being, our Ayurveda therapies, aim not only to alleviate pain but also to rejuvenate your body and mind.
Ayurclinic in Melbourne offers the perfect blend of natural healing and serene surroundings, making it the ultimate destination for those seeking authentic Ayurvedic treatments. Say goodbye to musculoskeletal discomfort and embrace a healthier, pain-free life with us.
You can contact us by phone @ +61 3 9078 2940 to discuss the treatment you need. Your path to better health begins here.