What is Katti Vasti?
The Katti Vasti treatment begins with a lower back massage, and then a gram dough ring is placed on the lower back. The oil is responsible for releasing tension and stiffness. As the oil cools down, it is squeezed out with a cotton cloth. The whole process is repeated 5-6 times. Many times, Vata Dosha is responsible for causing pain and sprain in this area. The retention of oil on the lower back helps in the replacement of hydration in the affected disc.
Benefits of Katti Vasti
- Katti Vasti strengthens the back muscles and maintains the curvature of the spine.
- If you had a fracture or bone injury in the past, it alleviates the pain.
- Also lessen the numbness due to sciatic nerve compression.
- Helpful in treating chronic back pain, osteoporosis, leg pain, hip pain, and compression of the spinal cord.