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Discover Sciatica Treatment Options with Chiropractic

Written By Quality Life Chiropractic & Massage on August 3, 2020

rsz backpain2Back pain comes in various forms—both chronic and acute—and can affect how you live and function in your daily life. Flaring up immediately after an injury or slowly appearing over a more extended period of months, it’s essential to find a treatment option that gets you back to your healthy self.

If you’re experiencing low back pain, it could be originating from your sciatic nerve. Your chiropractor will provide natural, non-invasive relief and identify the root cause of your pain with a personalized sciatica treatment plan.

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica pain refers to pain that travels along your sciatica nerve, which branches from your lower back to your hips, buttocks, and legs. It commonly occurs when a spinal bone spur, herniated disk, or spinal stenosis compresses part of the sciatic nerve. The compression causes you to feel inflammation, pain, and numbness, often on only one side of your body.

Sciatica Symptoms

Pain that extends from your lower back to your legs is a hallmark sign of sciatica. However, other common symptoms include:

  • Hip pain
  • Pain that worsens when you sit
  • Burning or tingling down your leg
  • Numbness or weakness when moving your leg or foot

For some, sciatica pain can be so severe that it’s difficult to do normal activities. While others may experience short-term pain, sciatica treatment is essential before it gets worse.

What is Chiropractic Sciatica Treatment?

Chiropractic care is non-surgical and based on the principle that restricted spinal movement leads to pain and reduced body function. A chiropractic sciatica treatment plan includes various natural options that target the root cause of your pain, such as:

  • Cold therapy: Reduces inflammation to control pain
  • Spinal manipulation: Restores misaligned vertebras into their proper positions in the spinal column to reduce pain
  • Massage therapy: Relaxes muscles to decrease sciatic spasms

Find Natural Sciatica Treatment in Rochester

If you’re dealing with sciatica pain, chiropractic is a safe and natural option for long-term pain relief. When you meet with Dr. Matt Suntken at Quality Life Chiropractic & Massage, he will complete a physical, medical history, and lifestyle exam to diagnose the problem and develop a personalized sciatica treatment plan.

Say goodbye to sciatica pain! Schedule an appointment at Quality Life Chiropractic & Massage in Rochester today.

Posted In: Chiropractic Low Back Pain Sciatica Treatment

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