Sciatica

09/19/2011
 

Sciatica is a symptom of an underlying issue with this nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body, running from the spinal cord to the buttock, hips, and down each leg. When a patient suffers from back pain that radiates down the spine and into the buttock and leg, they are suffering from the symptom, Sciatica.

Sciatica is a Symptom of . . .

This type of pain is a signal that something wrong along the spinal column. This symptom is caused when an interference applies pressure against the spinal roots that lead to the sciatic nerve. Often Sciatica is a result of the following conditions:

  • Bulging Discs

  • Herniated Discs

  • Pregnancy

  • Spinal Stenosis

  • Sciatic Nerve Tumor

Symptomatic Sciatica

This symptom brings with it a whole list of additional symptoms that generally affect one side of the body, these symptoms include:

  • Rear and leg pain that increases when seated

  • Burning or tingling sensations down the leg

  • A constant, shooting pain on one side of the buttock

  • Standing is difficult, as well as using affected leg

  • Pain may affect foot and toes

Sciatica Pain Relief

Our alternative treatments to relieve Sciatica pain, first begins with identifying the underlying condition. Once the chiropractor has a diagnosis, the best corrective treatment will be chosen. If you believe you are suffering from sciatica pain, please make an appointment for a Free Consultation.

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