CHIROPRACTIC CARE AND SCIATICA
Sciatica pain is often described as shooting pain felt from the lower back down to the legs. It is most often caused by a disturbance to the sciatic nerve, which runs from the buttocks to the toes. A trapped nerve or bulging disc, among other nerve-altering occurrences, can result in sharp sciatic pain. Read below to learn how a chiropractor may be able help you with sciatica.
In order to safely treat any disorder and relieve pain, a diagnosis must be made. A chiropractor can examine your medical history and learn about your current symptoms to find a cause of your pain. Chiropractic care is based on the understanding that pain and stiffness is caused by a lack of spinal movement, so a chiropractor will be able to treat you without the use of drugs or invasive surgery.
CHANGES TO LIFESTYLE
A professional chiropractor will take a look into your daily life to understand the cause of your persisting sciatica pain. They might recommend changes in posture, including sitting, standing and lifting positions. Prescribed exercises will help you strengthen back muscles that will protect your spine and sciatic nerve. These small changes in your day-to-day life can help ease your sciatica pain now and in the long term!
BETTER BACKS, BETTER LIVING
Chiropractors are qualified health professionals that can help you learn about your personal sciatica pain. With a vast array of treatment options, a chiropractor can help you feel better without any side effects resulting from prescription drugs. Contact the team at Better Backs today if you are looking for a safe, non-invasive sciatica treatment option!