Symptoms: Sciatica

Do you have Sciatica?

Are you experiencing pain that radiates from your back or buttocks down your legs? If the answer is yes then you may have a condition call sciatica. Often men and women see a Jacksonville Chiropractor to help alleviate their sciatic pain. If left untreated sciatica can worsen and make simple activities of daily living a nightmare. This articles purpose is to help you get a better understanding of sciatica as well as to understand treatments options to overcome it.

Sciatica in Jacksonville

Sciatic neuralgia, which is more commonly referred to as sciatica, is a condition in which an individual experiences pain down their sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body; it starts in the low back, courses through the pelvic area, through the hip and buttocks, and down the back of the leg. Symptoms of pain, numbness, tingling and burning sensations are descriptions of sciatica that have been known to radiate along the nerves course.

How did I get Sciatica?

Vertebral misalignments in the pelvic or sacral area, herniated discs, and inflammation of muscles in the area of the sciatic nerve are the most common causes of sciatica.

How Chiropractic Can Help

The doctors at Thrive Health Center are highly experienced with sciatica and are expertly trained to get to what is causing your sciatica. After a thorough consultation and examination have taken place the Dr.’s can then administer specific chiropractic adjustments that will help restore your spine and surrounding structures back to their normal alignment.

Sciatica can be stubborn and difficult to get rid of if the proper procedures are not in place. That is why the team at Thrive Health Center will give you specific protocols to follow after your adjustments. This helps to ensure we get you results that last. If you are experiencing signs or symptoms of sciatica call our team at Thrive Health Center today.

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