Chiropractic Treatment for Sciatica
A lot of people just ignore their back pain and hoping that it will go away. Although, the pain does go away for most of the time, it also leaves the muscle around it to tense up and spasm. Hence, it is very likely for the pain to return when it was not treated. Some people also utilize painkiller and muscle relaxants to address back pain. What these drugs does is just to numb the pain at the source and not fix the cause of pain at the source. It is like fixing a broken pipe with tape and pray that it will hold up, rather than fixing the pipe.
Research has shown that chiropractic treatment for sciatica and back has the best outcome compared to any other treatment. It will get rid of the problem faster than any other treatment. It also has good long-term prognosis, meaning it is less likely for the pain to come back later on.
Due to trauma or stress injury, strain and sprain is the most common cause of low back pain. Excessive force or repetitive activity causing the muscle and ligaments to stretch and tear, resulting in pain and stiffness of the lower back. Chiropractic adjustment remains to be the best treatment option to address this problem according to research by Mayo Clinic, a top medical hospital in US.
Sciatica is also another condition where the nerve along the buttocks to leg is impinged causing pain and numbness. Once identify the source of the pain, chiropractic adjustment can relieve the symptoms. Other low back conditions that we treat are:
Spinal stenosis which is classified as narrowing of the spinal canal that holds the spine, causing pinching of the nerve. Bone spur or soft tissues are the main cause of the canal narrowing. Usually patient presents with leg pain greater than their back pain. Chiropractic adjustment over a period of time will improve this condition tremendously.
Spondylosis which is a degenerative condition causes the spine to lose the normal shape and curve and causing excessive stress on the joints and muscle.
Arthritis which is inflammation of the joints caused by trauma or degeneration.
Spondylitis which is inflammation of the joints between the spinal bones.
Spondylolisthesis which is the disease where the spinal bone slipped forward or backwards causing pain from the back to the leg.
Most of our patients who sought help has major improvement. Seek help today if you feel pain with movement, couldn’t bend your back, feeling numbness or tingling sensation down your leg or simply couldn’t lie down.