Sciatica Pain Relief

Sciatica Pain Relief

Shooting discomfort that radiates down the lower back, buttocks and leg can leave you desperate for sciatica pain relief.

But instead of turning to pills, injections or irreversible surgery, consider a natural alternative that provides relief naturally—chiropractic care.

Today’s chiropractic care offers a safe and natural approach to sciatica pain relief. It has helped millions.

Sciatica Symptoms and Causes

Man with low back painSciatica refers to the symptoms that occur along the sciatic nerve pathway, including pain, tingling, lack of feeling and reduced range of motion. These symptoms can occur in:

  • The low back
  • The buttocks
  • The back(s) of one or both legs
  • The feet

What causes sciatic nerve symptoms varies from person to person, but typically the origin of the problem is in the lower back. Disc problems such as degeneration, herniation or bulging, narrowing of the spinal canal and arthritis can all result in compression of the nerve roots, leading to irritation, inflammation and the annoying pain of sciatica.

Often a lifetime of neglect has left the spine in this condition, with unhealthy posture, lack of strength in the relevant muscles and excessive sitting all contributing to the problem. The body is amazingly adaptable and can compensate for these factors for some time – perhaps years – until something happens that it is no longer able to compensate for. Then the symptoms of sciatica appear.

Chiropractic for Sciatica Pain Relief

Why not start with a natural approach, rather than putting yourself through the dangers and disappointments of traditional sciatica treatments?

Chiropractic is a safe, natural approach to sciatic nerve pain that works with your body’s healing capability to bring about sciatica pain relief – while helping to correct the underlying problems. Chiropractors are licensed health care providers, having completed graduate-level studies and continuing education requirements.

A chiropractic adjustment aims to correct spinal misalignments that may be causing dis-ease in your body, which can present as sciatica symptoms. Once underlying nervous system disturbances are addressed, your body can work exactly as it was designed to—and even begin to heal itself!

What Can I Expect For My First Appointment?

After getting your story and health history, a complete examination is done to look for more clues to the origin of your sciatica symptoms. To implement this plan, your doctor will apply gentle, precise adjustments to any area(s) of misalignment discovered in the exam.

Chiropractor’s want you to be an active part of your journey to health—if you have any questions during your visit, please, ask away.

Treatment for Sciatic Nerve Pain

If you’re literally aching for sciatica pain relief, you may feel tempted to try just about anything: drugs, steroid injections, surgery, sciatica exercises, any manner of sciatica home treatment you can find on the internet.

Unfortunately, none of these sciatica treatment methods address the underlying cause of your sciatic nerve pain but merely treat the symptoms, offering at best a temporary reprieve from the pain. And all of these methods have risks and side effects associated with them.

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was a natural, safe approach to sciatica pain relief? One that actually addressed the underlying causes as well as the outer symptoms? Well, there is!

Side Effects of Sciatica Medications

Medication TypesSide Effects
Muscle relaxantsSide effects include dizziness, drowsiness, tremor, depression, blurred vision, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, paralysis, irregular heartbeat, chest pain, risk taking, convulsions, unusual behaviors, jaundice, fainting, hallucinations.
Anti-convulsantsSide effects include trouble concentrating, problems with balance, numbness, insomnia, vision loss, insomnia, dry mouth, elevated heart rate, fever, chills, seizures, confusion, tremor, rapid eye motions.
Anti-depressantsSide effects include vomiting, constipation, dry mouth, insomnia, blurred vision, nightmares, decreased sex drive, chest pain, pounding heartbeat, extreme thirst, problems with vision, balance or speech, seizures.
Opioid pain relieversSide effects include drowsiness, dry mouth, sweating, itching, shallow breathing, slow heartbeat, confusion, fainting, convulsions, hallucinations, clammy skin.

Discover Natural Chiropractic Today

Join the millions of former sciatica sufferers who’ve found sciatica pain relief through chiropractic care. Naturally, no specific results can be predicted, but many patients have no sciatica after just a few visits.

Some patients require “routine maintenance” to keep the more serious instabilities in their spines from triggering symptoms. And most are delighted to be back to their normal activities!

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