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Methods to Relieve Your Chronic Sciatica Pain

 

The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body. It begins in the lower spine, passes through the buttocks and ends in the lower part of the heel, responsible for the strength and movement of the legs.

 

The pain during nerve pinch is a common problem. It begins with tingling, weakness and numbness in the lower extremities, which can be mistaken for leg cramps or lower back pain. Although in some cases, Sciatica might cause only mild discomfort. But sometimes, they can cause almost unbearable sharp pain throughout the body. Sciatica usually occurs in one leg at a time, depending on where the nerve is being pinched. According to StatPearls Publishing, Sciatica is common, affecting 10% to 40% of the population. 

 

 

Here are 5 natural ways to relieve pain and inflammation in Sciatica.

 

 

1. Acupuncture

This is a form of alternative treatment where very thin needles are inserted into specific body parts to improve nerve function. Relief from this therapy

 might feel after the first session, and after the end of the treatment, there are usually effective results. Today, acupuncture is extremely popular after it has proven effective in treating migraines or anxiety. At Holistic Medical Clinic, Dr. Zhang’s primary goal is to help his patients to overcome discomfort, alleviate pain and improve well-being.

 

2. Chiropractic

According to Canadian Chiropractic Association, chiropractic treatment can be quite effective in treating this problem. In some cases, manipulation of the spine can relieve pain inflammation and restore mobility.

 

3. Soft Yoga Stretching 

Although any movement can be painful, you need to be active to speed recovery. Experts recommend doing gentle stretching exercises. Some yoga complexes help to improve mobility, strengthen muscles and increase blood flow. However, such exercises can be done only after consultation with a specialist. 

 

4. Massage 

Some special massage sessions such as Deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, neuromuscular massage or hot stone massage can be extremely effective in treating pain, muscle spasms and numbness of the fingers.

 

 

5. Herbs and Essential Oils 

Many natural herb remedies and oils can significantly reduce inflammation and pain caused by Sciatica. These herbs can be used in the form of oils, capsules, ointments. But the set of such remedies is special for each case. Homeopathy Consultant, Veronika Zhmurko, can help you to determine which homeopathic remedy is right for your case and if it is the right option for your treatment after all.

 

 

It is essential to mention that Sciatica should be treated under strict specialist supervision since Sciatica can lead to serious complications. In addition, it is recommended that during inflammation of the sciatic nerve to live a calm and quiet life. It is essential getting a good night’s sleep to relax your body muscles. And also – pay special attention to your nervous system as a whole.

 

 

 

Take care of yourself,

 

Holistic Medical Clinic