Sciatica is a condition characterized by pain going down the sciatic nerve pathway which runs from the leg to the lower back. The most frequent cause of sciatica is a spinal disc herniation which puts pressure on the sciatic nerve and is present in about 90% of cases.
Signs that You May Have Sciatica
Sciatica can be an extremely debilitating condition that can affect your everyday activities. Sciatica typically affects only one side of the body and classic symptoms include pain radiating down the back of the leg from the buttocks region.
Many people find that living with sciatica can be a nightmare. Chronic and acute pain disrupt sleep and everyday activities. If you feel like you have sciatica you should see our office immediately so we can diagnose and treat the symptoms before they worsen.
Additional common symptoms of sciatica include:
- Pain in the back, buttocks, hip or lower extremities
- Leg and or foot numbness
- Pins and needles in the legs and buttocks
- Burning sensation
- Muscles weakness
Treating Sciatica without Medication or Surgery
Sciatica can be treated successfully without the need for surgery or harmful medications. At Advantage Life Chiropractic, the doctors will perform chiropractic adjustments to alleviate pressure on the sciatic nerve and restore motion to the joints.
Schedule Your Appointment for Sciatica Treatment
You don’t have to live with the burdening pain of sciatica. Drs. Sarah and Tony Nguyen can diagnose and treat your condition naturally. To schedule an appointment for sciatica therapy or a discounted consultation (some restrictions apply) with the doctor, call us today!