Sciatic Nerve Pain Causes
Sciatica is usually caused by a compressed nerve in the lower spine, although anything that irritates the sciatic nerve can cause pain. Pain that radiates from your lower spine region to your buttock and down the back of your leg is most likely sciatica. The pain can vary from mild to severe. It can sometimes feel like a jolt or electric shock. Usually, only one side of your body is affected. Some people also experience numbness, tingling or muscle weakness.
Although bed rest is often prescribed as a treatment for sciatica, there is little evidence to show that it is an effective treatment for sciatic nerve pain. Without physical manipulation and adjustment of the spine, it is unlikely that nerve compression will improve. Low force chiropractic adjustments are proven to be an effective treatment method for sciatica and disc herniation. Chiropractic adjustments will not only alleviate pain caused by the compressed nerve, but they will also help realign the spinal column to correct the issue.
Diagnose, Alleviate and Correct Issues
The first step in eliminating sciatic nerve pain is receiving a proper diagnosis. We follow a step-by-step method at Restoration Chiropractic for identifying sciatica. Once we have diagnosed the root cause of your sciatic nerve pain, we will establish a treatment plan to alleviate pain and correct the problem. Our chiropractic clinic delivers optimal care and the most effective treatment possible through the use of scientific and specific spinal adjustments.
Schedule Your Appointment
We’ve made it easy for Prosper residents to receive chiropractic care at our practice. To make schedule an appointment, simply visit our Appointment Page and choose an available date that fits your schedule. You can also call our office at 972-818-5820.
Patient Success Stories
Restoration Chiropractic has helped hundreds of Prosper residents with spine related issues. Visit our Testimonials Page or Google Business Page to read real patient reviews.
We have compiled a list of research on chiropractic care and sciatica. If you are interested in learning more about how chiropractic care can help sciatic nerve pain, feel free to visit our Sciatica Research Page. Our chiropractor, Dr. Jake Schumann, also routinely conducts educational seminars on chiropractic care in the Prosper community.