Ayurvedic treatment for What is Sciatica

What is Sciatica

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What is Sciatica Ayurvedic treatment


Sciatica is often experienced as pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is a result of an injury or excess pressure on the sciatic nerve. Sciatic pain is usually a symptom of another medical disease.1

Lower part of the spinal cord, showing nerves including the sciatic nerveSciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body which controls muscles in the back of your knee and lower leg, and provides feeling to the back of your thigh, part of your lower leg, and the sole of your foot. Sciatic pain can start in the lower back and extend down your leg to your calf, foot, or even your toes. It's usually on only one side of your body.2

Sciatica is described in Ayurveda as


, meaning ‘vulture-like’ walking of the person suffering from it. As it is caused by aggravation of

Vata dosha,

it is popularly known as

Gridhrasi Vaata Roga.3



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