What is Sciatica and how can we help you?
Sciatica is a type of pain that is caused by irritation, inflammation, or compression of the sciatic nerve, which is a nerve that runs from the lower spine to the legs.
It can occur when there is pressure on the sciatic nerve or in some cases when the sciatic nerve travels too close to a bone or joint. Sciatica usually starts with pain, numbness or tingling in one leg and makes its way around to the other leg and up into your back.
Causes and Risk Factors of Sciatica
Sciatica is a common pain that can be caused by different things. It starts when the sciatic nerve, which runs from the spine through the buttocks and leg, becomes irritated or compressed.
Research has shown that risk factors can be attributed to:
We have many treatments that are used to treat sciatica. From massage therapy to seeing our chiropractor, perhaps a session with athletic therapy or even bracing, when done properly, we can try and help relieve the pain with most patients.
Whatever your problem may be, STG Health and Wellness has the services to help you. Book an appointment today with one of our specialists.