In the present era, low back ache is one among the main culprit which is seen commonly among the humans now a days, without any gender differentiation. The most common cause for this is our busy life schedule, stress and bad food habits. Almost all the part of the worlds population are suffering this pain due to their strainious work schedule which will be ignored as such without any precausions, which later becomes a permanent deformity which is untreatable. As its aharaja, manasika and viharaja nidana are having similarity towards the nidana of vata vyadhi which has been specified, thus its management told is also very specific. Pain and Stiffness are the main symptoms of katigraha. Katigraha can be positively treated by various management modalities mentioned in ayurvedic classics. Vatadosha is the main causative factor which is responsible for the pathogenesis of katigraha. Panchakarma holds a very important role in the management of katigraha as it is having similar nidana of vata vyadhi, Basti can be adopted as main treatment along with other panchakarma modality as it is considered as Ardha chikitsa in Ayurveda.
Key words: Katigraha, Vata Dosha, Snehana, Swedana, Virechana, Basti.