This therapy is related to the neck pain and related painful conditions Neck pain is a common painful condition of the modern day world. Sitting in front of computers, wrong postures while sitting, standing and sleeping, long distance travelling in packed local buses and trains have contributed to increasing number of patients who suffer with chronic sore neck which can be acute or chronic. It gives relief from the pain and stiffness associated with neck pain and in many cases provides long time relied. It is often associated with other therapies depending on the condition or type of pain inorder to provide better results Griva Vasti is often combined with effective treatments like Nasya (nasal instillation of medicines), Abhyanga (massage with herbal oils), Patra Pinda Sweda (leaf bolus fomentation) etc .it provides a significant and appreciable relief in many painful neck related conditions like Cervical spondylosis etc.
In Greeva Vasti a compartment (cabin or compound like structure) is constructed over the back of the neck area by using flour of black gram and the pain relieving medicated oils are pooled and retained or kept in compartment for a fixed duration of time.
In Greeva Vasti medicated oils are poured and pooled for a fixed duration of time in the cabin constructed over the neck or back side of the neck area using wet flour of black gram, covering the cervical region over the neck bones. Most common disorder related to neck pain we come across is Cervical spondylosis .But there are many more such conditions known as Spinal stenosis, Whiplash etc. There are various major conditions in which this therapy is useful such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis,Fibromyalgia Polymyalgia Rheumatica etc.
Churna Pinda Sweda (Powder bolus fomentation) is prepared with Herbal powders like – Rasnadi Churna, Kottamchukkadi Churna, Jatamayadi Churna, Ellumnishadi Churna, Grihadhoomadi Churna, Kolakulattadi Churna etc which is administered for a couple of days before starting Greeva Vasti as a part of pre-treatment procedure .The powder is heated on a pan and tied in a sterile cloth so as to form a bolus. A couple of such boluses are kept ready. Massage is given by the therapist to the low back with herbal oils followed by hot fomentation is given with the powder boluses. This is continued for 2-3 days .Depending on the treatment and condition of the body it is often combined with other therapies such as Udwarthana etc. Benefits of Greeva Vasti : Relieves pain,stiffness or swelling in the Neck,Shoulders and Upper limbs. Brings lightness and a sense of health in the upper portion of the body Improves movements of the neck and upper limbs thus enabling to move and work freely. Strengthens the neck, and upper portion. Enhances blood supply to the neck and upper limbs. Provides relief from headache,dizziness etc
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