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How to Know If You Have Sciatica – and What to Do about It
Posted by: Marc Browner
Category: Sciatica

How to Know If You Have Sciatica – and What to Do about It

Sciatica: pain that radiates down one or both of your legs from your lower back. It happens when you get too much pressure on your sciatic nerve, and becomes more common after you turn 40 – though it can happen even to young children.

 

Maybe you’ve been suffering from some lower back or leg pain yourself and think you could have sciatica. Perhaps you’ve seen commercials on TV for medications that offer relief for sciatica pain.

 

Before you start looking into those medications, though, you should learn whether or not you actually have sciatica – and then …

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The Reasons for Lower Back Pain
Posted by: Marc Browner
Category: Back Pain | Sports Injuries | Sciatica

The Reasons for Lower Back Pain

 

According to WebMD, 22 million Americans seek chiropractic care each year, and 35% of them seek relief from back pain. Back pain, particularly lower back pain, can seem like an enigma. It’s hard to pinpoint why we have it, and how long it will last. For the lucky few, back pain goes away on its own and never returns. For others, it is a chronic issue that takes its toll on their quality of life. While other treatment methods exist, chiropractic is the one Americans turn to most. Perhaps this is because chiropractic does more than treat …

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Why Is Chiropractic Better for Sciatica than Epidural Steroid Injections
Posted by: Marc Browner
Category: Sciatica

 

Why Is Chiropractic Better for Sciatica than Epidural Steroid Injections

 

Sciatica is not a disease, but simply a symptom indicating any type of pain caused by the compression of the longest nerve in the body called the sciatic nerve, which runs from the back of the pelvis all the way to the foot. The underlying causes of sciatica symptoms are numerous, including:

  • Lumbar herniated disc, occurring when the soft gel inside the disc is forced through a tear or crack into the thicker outer layer of the disc, irritating adjacent nervous tissue.
  • Degenerative disc disease, caused by the wear and tear of the disc, which dries out

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