In Ayurveda there are 3 main Dosha Vata Pitta & Kapha. According to the Ayurvedic system of Indian Healthcare, Dosha govern every aspect of our being whether it’s physical, mental or spiritual. Vata dosha is the controller of the pelvic area and the metabolism of bones.
Pitta dosha is the controller of the navel area and the metabolism of blood, tendons and heat.
Kapha dosha is the controller of the chest area and the metabolism of plasma, muscles, ligaments, fat and nerves.
Any pain we have in the body, is connected with Vatadosha as Vata is responsible for all movement in the body – the effect of which often causes pain. Vata moves through channels (nerve, blood, etc.) and allows the function of the two other doshas.
When there is a blockage of VATA or for example where it can’t flow freely, then the other 2 Dosha – Pitta and Kapha become part of the resulting problem.
Vata-Vata pain is sharp, throbbing, moving its location sometimes and also changing in its intensity. It comes and goes quickly and tends to be localized more on the surface of the body. Vata-Pitta pain is burning, lancing, intense and stays in one place. It comes on with increasing force in 1 or 2 hours and reaches peak periods around midday or midnight. It tends to be at a middle level of the body. Vata-Kapha pain is dull, aching and stays localized in one place. It takes 6 to 24 hours to reach full intensity and can last for several days at a time. It peaks in the evening and morning. It tends to be located deep in the body.
Ayurveda & Back Conditions
To treat lower back pain correctly its first important to know which dosha is causing the problem. In conditions such as Sciatica – the massage should be done with a focus on warmth, nurturing and relaxing of the bone and muscles because VATA is the affected dosha. Vata – variable, migrating pain that is throbbing and intense. It is aggravated by cold so if you have sciatica, please don’t put ice or a cold compress on the affected area. Conditions such as Sciatica need to be warmed gradually, and with this care, the pain will gradually subside. Most lower back & nerve conditions such as Sciatica can result from over use of muscles, stress, travel, non-movement, etc. I hope you found this article useful. For free no obligation advice on Sciatica please email me at kelly_julie1@sky/.com Also Like & Share this page