Both Ayurveda and Yoga are profound sister sciences that are just as useful in our modern lives as they were thousands of years ago. They both have the same goal: to eliminate suffering. Together, Ayurveda and Yoga give us the tools we need to support self-healing and gain self-knowledge. By balancing the mind, body and consciousness, we become happy and content, which allows us to develop our highest potential in life.
The back is formed by a complex web of bones, discs, nerves, fibers, ligaments, muscles, and blood vessels, with the nerves sending signals to the brain and the rest of the body. So the back is the keeper of mind-body integrity. Spinal cord injuries can lead to paralysis, loss of brain and physical function, and even death. Let’s face it, our backs can make or break us. Keeping our backs healthy should be our number one priority!
Low back pain is a common problem today. The main culprits are stress, poor posture, unhealthy diet and lifestyle and weak digestion and muscles. Fortunately, Ayurveda offers many solutions to soothe back pain. Here are 6 things that you can do on your own to begin the healing process!