Kati Vasti

Indication

  • Low back ache
  • Sciatica
  • Lumbar spondylitis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Slip disc
  • Degeneration of vertebral disc
  • Paralysis of lower body

Introduction

Katibasti is a specialized upkarma of Panchakarma treatment used to strengthen muscles of the lower back muscles and to improve the functioning of the back, especially vertebral muscular activities like bending. This treatment is absolutely safe and gives quick relief to patients who suffer from pain, stiffness and inflammation in the lumbar region.

Procedure

Katibasti is a specialized upkarma of Panchakarma treatment used to strengthen muscles of the lower back muscles and to improve the functioning of the back, especially vertebral muscular activities like bending. This treatment is absolutely safe and gives quick relief to patients who suffer from pain, stiffness and inflammation in the lumbar region.

Diet

No specific precautions are required except following the instructions for the underlying disease

Benefits

  1. Reduction in low back pain
  2. Improvement in movement of the backbone
  3. Better exercise tolerance.
  4. Increased capacity
  5. Decreased weakness

Caution

Although simple, Janubasti is a highly potent treatment. One must take care that the medicines used are of a tolerable temperature and not too hot.

Careful preparation and post procedural care is a must. All procedural steps must be followed without any shortcuts.