Ayurvedic Remedies for Lumbar Canal Stenosis


Stenosis is the medical term used to denote narrowing of an anatomical space. Lumbar canal stenosis is a condition where there is narrowing of space in your lumbar vertebrae (lower back), which exerts pressure on your spinal cord and nerves.

Causes of Lumbar Canal Stenosis

  • Bulging or herniation of intervertebral disc.
  • Tumours.
  • Accidents leading to spinal injuries.
  • Bony spur due to osteoarthritis, bone tuberculosis, etc.

Symptoms of Lumbar Canal Stenosis
  • Pain
  • Abnormal sensations like tingling/ pricking/ numbness
  • Loss of bladder and bowel control
  • Weakness of legs
  • Difficulty in walking
  • Dislocation of vertebral bones

Diagnosis of Lumbar Canal Stenosis
X-ray, CT and MRI will confirm the diagnosis.

Ayurvedic Remedies for Lumbar Canal Stenosis
The following Ayurvedic medicines are generally suggested in case of lumbar canal stenosis:
These medicines should be taken for 2-3 months. This condition is better managed with Ayurvedic external treatment procedures like kati vasti, abhyanga, swedana(fomentation), application of herbal paste etc. Panchakarma procedures like vasti(enema) is also highly beneficial.

Lumbaton for Lumbar Support, Sciatica & Lower Back Pain
Mode of action:
  • Lumbaton halts the degeneration.
  • Lumbaton rehabilitates the spinal muscles.
  • Lumbaton improves the ability of the disc to expand.
  • Lumbaton restores mobility.

Dosage: 1 tablet after meals with warm water.

Dos and Don’ts
  • Avoid spicy ,deep fried and refrigerated foods.
  • Avoid Standing or sitting for prolonged duration
  • Avoid night outs and suppression of natural urges.
  • Do exercise under proper guidance.
  • Lose some weight so that it reduces stress on your back.

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Dr. Greeshma Nair

Dr. Greeshma Nair(B.A.M.S) is a Staunch believer that Ayurveda is not merely a science but lifestyle too. Her holistic approach towards diagnosis and treatment is based on the root cause of disease and gives you a three-dimensional solution to a condition that includes Ahaar (diet), Vihaar (lifestyle) and Aushadhi (medicines).


  • mohammedyassar

    Sir I have lumber canal stenosis I will follow this treatment now
    Can I walk early morning and can I swimming

  • Rajesh Verma

    Treatment of canal stenosis.

  • Dr Greeshma Nair

    Hi Treatment protocols are mentioned in the blog. If you would like to take to a personal consultation please click on the link here

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