Sciatica

Sciatica Causes & Symptoms

Sciatica is caused by herniated lumbar disc which directly presses the sciatica nerve and compression or inflammation of sciatica nerve produces the symptoms of sciatica. Irritation of nerve from adjacent bone, any kind of tumour in that area, injury, internal bleeding or infections around lumbar spine can cause sciatica. Diabetes, Constipation, pregnancy and sitting on the pocket with wallet also can cause sciatica.

Sciatica Symptoms:
One or more of the following symptoms characterize sciatica:

  • One side of the buttock or leg constantly in pain
  • Pain worsens on sitting
  • Burning, tingling or searing sensation with pain in leg
  • Weakness, numbness or difficulty moving the leg or foot
  • Difficulty while standing and walking
  • Sharp pain which makes it difficult to drive a car too.

Sciatica Chiropractic Treatment
The basic principle in chiropractic is that, restricted spinal movement leads to pain and reduced functionality and performance. The purpose of chiropractic treatment is to help the body’s potential to heal itself Chiropractic care is non-surgical and drug and chemical-free. The type of chiropractic therapy provided depends on the root cause of sciatica and type of the sciatica.