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Sciatica Treatment Palm Harbor

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Sciatica (in fact known as lumbar radiculopathy) alludes to pain in the area of the sciatic nerve, the biggest nerve in the body, which is about the width of a finger. On the off chance that you have sciatica, you will most likely experience pain starting in your lower back and running down your rump and legs. Sciatica is usually caused by a protruding disc that pushes on the sciatic nerve.

Sciatica Treatment

We plan sciatica treatment to assist you with dealing with your pain without long haul utilization of medications. We might suggest a few days of bed rest during the acute phase, with some light movement, for example, standing and walking to help reduce inflammation. Applying delicate heat or cold on the painful muscles might assist with soothing the pain. We may likewise suggest injecting the spine area with a cortisone-like drug. Physical therapy and short walks may likewise help. Most of the time, this moderate methodology will assist you with feeling much improved within a few weeks.

Surgical Treatment for Sciatica

In the event that these moderate techniques don't get the job done, we might suggest a surgery. Laminotomy is the most well-known careful treatment for sciatica brought about by a herniated disc. Surgery for disc herniation is quite often an elective quality-of-life decision.

The objectives of physical treatment and exercises for sciatica include:

  • Reinforce the spine and muscles of the lower back, abdomen, buttocks, and hip.
  • Increment core strength
  • Stretch tight and inflexible muscles, like hamstrings
  • Encourage the exchange of fluids and nutrients in the body by light aerobic exercises like walking, swimming, or pool treatment.

Sciatica is a painful condition caused by irritation or inflammation of the sciatic nerve. If you suffer from sciatic pain, you know how disruptive it can be to your life. Fortunately, chiropractic is the perfect way to help you heal. At our clinic, we've helped many patients recover from sciatica.

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