Sciatica is a painful nerve condition that often immobilises sufferers. Many people put up with some degree of nerve pain or pain that radiates down their legs. Sciatica, if left untreated, may be an excruciating condition with sufferers experiencing unbearable pain.
Common symptoms of sciatica may include:
If you think you experience any form of nerve pain, this page may help you understand possible causes and treatment options for sciatica.
The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body. It starts with individual nerve roots that branch out from the lower spine, eventually forming the sciatic nerve.
You can see in the diagram that the sciatic nerve originates in the lower back, runs under the Piriformis muscle and eventually down into the leg.
Our team will work with you to address the cause of your nerve irritation and provide appropriate recommendations for care.
Common causes of sciatica may include:
Sciatica treatment options can vary patient to patient. It depends on how long your have had symptoms. Some patients find relief almost immediately, others take longer. Common treatment options include:
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If you want to know more about sciatic pain, please contact New World Chiro today to arrangement a consultation with the Chiropractor. Please call (02) 9687 4011 or email using the form below and we will call you back. We look forward to helping you and are available to answer any questions you may have.