Cervical spondylosis is a wear and tear disease caused by degeneration of bones, discs – cartilage cushion between the neck bones and joints of the neck. This is usually found in middle aged and elderly people. Neck pain, vertigo, stiffness, headache, numbness, etc. are some symptoms.
Ayurveda offers the best remedies for neck pain and related painful conditions. Among them, Greeva Basti is the most popular one.
In Greeva Basti, medicated oils are poured and pooled for a fixed duration of time over the neck or nape of the neck.
Greeva Vasti is highly beneficial in the below said conditions:
Cervical spondylosis, Sprains and strains, Tension headaches, Migraine with aura, Wry neck (Torticollis), Ankylosing Spondylitis,, Osteoporosis, Fibromyalgia, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Spinal stenosis, Slipped herniated disk, Trauma to neck bones, Neck pain due to poor posture etc.
Benefits of Greeva Basti:
- Relieves pain in the neck, shoulders and upper limbs
- Relieves stiffness in the neck, shoulders and upper limb
- Relieves swelling and inflammation in the neck, shoulders, in the bones and soft tissues of the neck
- Brings lightness and a sense of health in the upper portion of the body
- Improves movements of the neck and upper limbs and enable us to move and work freely
- Strengthens the neck, shoulders and arms
- Soothes the nerves supplying the neck, shoulders and arms (upper limbs)
- Enhances blood supply to the neck and upper limbs
- Alleviates associated conditions like headache, dizziness etc