Your sciatic nerve is one of the largest nerves in your body, This nerve provides you with movement, feeling, and strength in the legs.
This nerve runs through the buttocks and down the lower limb to the foot. Around forty percent of the world’s population will suffer from sciatica at some point in their lives. This is a condition that can cause severe pain, numbness, tingling and lower limb weakness. It starts as a pinch on the nerve and goes down the back of your legs.
Mudra For Sciatica
Mudra is a part of holistic healing Ayurveda and Yoga. It is very useful and easy to practice. Anyone can do it anytime, and there is no need of any expertise to do it. Just forty-five minutes of regular practice is enough to get good results. To know more about these mudras click on the links.
Before practicing Mudras it is very important to find your Ayurvedic Body type To find your Ayurvedic body type follow this link
Here are nine alternative ways to treat this condition and relieve the pain:
This treatment involves inserting tiny needles at specific points on the body. This is supposed
To boost the flow of energy and promote proper nerve function. Acupuncture is being used widely medically nowadays.
- Chiropractic adjustments
Studies have shown that different levels of effectiveness can be achieved when treating sciatica and that manipulating the spine can restore mobility and reduce inflammation as well as pain.
- Ice Packs
Ice packs can reduce the pain substantially just apply it and leave it on for around twenty minutes.
- Alternative Temperatures
While ice packs will give you temporary relief the nerve itself is deep within your body and the ice packs cannot get to where it is located. Applying a hot pack right after the cold pack will help boost the circulation and lymph flow.
- Mild (Yoga) Stretches
When you are dealing with a problem like this one moving is probably the furthest thing from your mind but it can help dramatically. Lots of people have said that getting back into exercising or doing yoga has enhanced their healing process.
Trigger point therapy has also shown success in treating the muscle spasms. Using essential oils when being massaged will also help because the body absorbs these,
- Herbs and Oils
Nature has provided us with an abundance of herbs, and they all seem to have beneficial effects, and most of them can relieve pain and inflammation.
Here is a list of herbs that will help treat your nerve pain:
White willow bark
St. john’s wort
Milky oat tops
Getting the right amount of sleep will give your nerves time to relax and heal. Extra sleep can even rebuild and strengthen your nerves.
- Allowing your body to relax.
Take a warm bath and relax, this will help calm your nerves and take some of the pressure off of the irritated nerve.