Kativasti / Katibasti
A rectangular reservoir, made of black gram dough, is built up on the back, over the lumbar- sacral area.
Luke warm medicinal oil, which alleviates pain and strengthens the bones is slowly poured in to the reservoir and retained for about 30 to 45 minutes. The oil is recycled periodically to keep it warm. This treatment stimulates and nourishes nervous system of the spine.
This is a specialized local treatment to alleviate lower back pain aggravated by poor posture, prolapsed in vertebral disk or strained ligaments and muscles. It also brings relief to many back disorders and pain and diseases like Spondylosis, a degenerative condition in which the vertebral bone becomes soft and loses shape. It is relaxing and effective; it helps one to attain a much better lifestyle without the continuous pain.