Sciatica is usually associated with lower back pain. It stems from an impingement of the Sciatic Nerve which can cause debilitating Sciatica Pain.
The Sciatic Nerve, which is the longest nerve in the body, extends from the pelvis and down the leg. Pain or sensations may possibly even extend all the way down to the calf or foot.
Common symptoms which can occur on one side of the buttock/leg may include any or all of the following:
- altered sensations
- shooting pain
Sciatica can be caused by:
- overstretching of the buttocks
- over contraction for prolonged periods of time
- a sudden trauma to the area
- disc injuries
- compressions injuries
- sudden twisting motions
- landing awkwardly from running
- wearing high heels
Sciatica Treatment Options
It’s best to obtain a formal diagnosis of Sciatica from your Osteopath or other health professional.
Treatment would seek to reduce pain, pressure, inflammation and your sciatica related symptoms.
Exercise is vital for rehabilitation and your Osteopath will discuss appropriate activities to keep you moving and get you better.
Osteopathy can provide you with an effective and quick treatment solution.
Your Osteopath will take a complete medical history and perform testing to determine the diagnosis and create an individualized treatment plan for you.
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