Ayurvedic Treatment Of Whiplash Injury With Herbal Remedies
Strain is a very common type of injury to the muscles, nerves and tender and majorly it is caused due to trauma during playing, car accident, horse riding etc. Sprain can be anywhere in the body like neck, shoulder, finger, thumb etc. One of the sprain or injury due to sprain is whiplash injury. Whiplash injury is a type of sprain in the neck and there is forward or backward motion. In this article we will be discussing Whiplash injury in detail, Ayurvedic correlation as well as Ayurvedic treatment for this disease. So, please be with me till the end.
Whiplash injury is a neck injury in which there is back and forth movement of the head with excessive force. In this disorder there is a problem in the muscles or ligament of the neck which causes pain, tenderness, numbness etc. With time these problems like stiffness reduce. Physiotherapy, stretch exercise etc are some of the therapies which help in improving the condition. Trauma or injury while playing (jerk), car accidents, horse riding, physical assault etc are some of the causes of Whiplash injury. Stiffness in the neck, fatigue, dizziness, tenderness in limbs, shoulder and arm, numbness in limbs, tingling sensation in limbs, reduced movements of neck etc are some of the symptoms of this disorder. Medical history, physical examination, blood tests (for any type of infection), X-rays (for fracture related issues), CT scan, MRI are some of the diagnostic tests for this type of sprain. Analgesics, lidocaine injection, and muscle relaxant medicines are the main lines of treatment for Whiplash injury. Ayurvedic medicines aid in treating the disease from the root cause and also help in maintaining a healthy life.
AYURVEDIC ASPECT OF DISEASE
According to Ayurveda Whiplash injury is correlated by vitiated vata dosha in the body and due to this increased vata dosha there is tenderness, stiffness, numbness in the limbs, neck pain, reduced movements etc. Ayurvedic treatment helps in pacification of vata dosha in the body as well as helps in improving overall symptoms in the body. With dietary instruction, lifestyle modification and herbal formulation helps in improving the health of the patient.
CAUSES OF WHIPLASH INJURY
The causes of Whiplash injury are listed below:-
- Trauma or injury while playing (jerk)
- Car accidents
- Horse riding
- Physical assault
SYMPTOMS OF WHIPLASH INJURY
- Neck pain
- Stiffness in neck
- Tenderness in limbs, shoulder and arm
- Numbness in limbs
- Tingling sensation in limbs
- Reduced movements of neck
- Difficulty in concentration
- Disturbed sleep
DIAGNOSIS OF WHIPLASH INJURY
The diagnosis of Whiplash injury is listed below:-
- Medical history
- Physical examination
- Blood tests (for any type of infection)
- X-rays (for fracture related issues)
- CT scan
TREATMENT FOR WHIPLASH INJURY
The treatment of Whiplash injury is listed below:-
- Lidocane injection
- Muscle relaxant medicines
AYURVEDIC TREATMENT OF WHIPLASH INJURY BY PLANET AYURVEDA
Ayurvedic medicines aid in treating the disease from the root cause and also help in maintaining a healthy life. Planet Ayurveda has been a globally recognized company for 20 years and all the products are manufactured under Ayurvedic board guidelines. This company provides Ayurvedic herbal formulations which are extracted from pure raw material. The results of this herbal formulation are very promising since for 20 years and this herbal formulation that is natural herbs are 100% natural and pure vegetarian as well as are free from chemicals and additives. Planet Ayurveda provides the best quality herbal medicines with lifestyle and dietary precautions. Planet Ayurveda provides the best Ayurvedic medicines to treat the imbalanced tri dosha. Ayurvedic medicine aids in reducing the risk of recurrence of disease and causes no side effects of the treatment as it is pure plant-based extracts. Planet Ayurveda strictly follows the government guidelines for making its product the best.
The following herbal remedies for Whiplash injury by Planet Ayurveda are:-
- Lakshadi Guggul
- Yograj Guggul
- Boswellia Curcumin
- Neurogenie Capsules
- Aamvatantak Churna
1. Lakshadi Guggul
Lakshadi Guggul is herbal formulation manufactured by Planet Ayurveda that contains Laksha (Laccifer lacca), Hadjod (Cissus quadrangularis), Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Nagabala (Grewia populifolia), Guggul (Commiphora mukul). Lakshadi Guggul aids in pacification of vata dosha in the body. This tablet helps in improving bone strength as well as healing the fractures in bones. Lakshadi Guggul aids in osteoporosis as well as in joint pain.
Dosage: 2 tablets twice a day after a meal with plain water.
2. Yograj Guggul
Yograj Guggul helps in pacification of vata dosha in the body. Major ingredients of Yograj Guggul are Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Bibhitaki (Terminalia Billerica), Gokhshur (Tribulus terrestris) Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica), Pippali (piper longum), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) etc. Yograj Guggul is very beneficial in reducing joint pain and also maintains movement of joints. Yograj Guggul helps in removing the toxins from the body.
Dosage: 2 tablet twice a day with lukewarm water.
3. Boswellia Curcumin
Boswellia Curcumin is a formulation from Planet Ayurveda that consists of Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Curcumin (Curcuma longa). Boswellia Curcumin acts as the best anti-inflammatory drug as it helps in reducing the inflammation of the body. Boswellia Curcumin has the best effects on osteoarthritis, and Crohn’s disease and reduces brain edema and rheumatoid arthritis. Boswellia Curcumin helps in removing morning stiffness and also helps in reducing pain and swelling of the back.
Doasge: 1 capsule twice a day, after a meal with plain water.
4. Neurogenie Capsules
Neurogenie capsules contain Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) and Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). Neurogenie capsules help in relieving headache, anxiety, migraine attacks as it helps in strengthening the brain nerves. Neurogenie capsules help in strengthening the nerves of the brain and help in calming the brain. These capsules help in improving the brain strength and also nerves in the brain.
Dosage: 1-2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.
5. Aamvatantak Churna
Aamvatantak churna contains Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Methi (Trigonella foenum graecum), Gorakhmundi (Sphaeranthus indicus), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Sonth (Zingiber officinale) etc. Aamvatantak churna is very effective in relieving pain, swelling over joints. This churna is very effective in boosting the immunity as well as nourishes and strengthens the joint.
Dosage: Half teaspoon twice daily after a meal.
In this article, we discussed Whiplash injury, and also the Ayurvedic treatment of Whiplash injury. Ayurveda pursues the patient’s therapeutics and also helps in refining the health of the patient with ancient methods and abet in upgrading the quality of life of the patients. Hence, stated Ayurvedic medicines from Planet Ayurveda are very productive as they help in treating the disorder and are free from any preservatives and other chemical agents that hamper your health. All the herbal supplements are purely vegetarian and made up of 100% naturally transpire organic herbs.
Dr. Vikram Chauhan
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