If you suffer from sciatica you can usually sense the signals ramping up in your body that indicate that you may be headed for a severe episode. Sometimes despite all the best health efforts you make, the onset of sciatica symptoms will seemingly come out of nowhere. Sometimes the symptoms are always ever-present and just vary in degree of severity. Whichever category you’re in, there are some things you can do, and shouldn’t do when it comes to pain management.
At Freedom Health Centers we specialize on providing cutting edge chiropractic treatment and staying informed on the most recent and accurate techniques for joint mobilization, spinal manipulation, adjustments and pain management. Your care doesn’t start and stop when you come through the door for your appointment, it continues in the out-of-office steps outlined in your plan and through access to our top tips for best health. Here are some important things to know about Sciatica.
Let’s start by talking about sleeping and sciatica. Interrupted sleep or the inability to get comfortable enough to sleep is one of the most common complaints by individuals who live their life with this type of lumbar discomfort.
Stretching is an important part of the fight against managing this chronic pain. We understand it’s hard to motivate yourself to sometimes take on what most people consider easy tasks; however, controlling the pain and being as active as possible is key to prevailing over the debilitating effects.
When Sciatica is restricting you from engaging in your life in a rewarding way it is time to call and schedule a time to meet with the Chiropractic team with Freedom Health Centers. The benefits of chiropractic care include manipulation techniques that will free restricted movement of the spine and restore vertebrae that are misaligned, adjustment can help with the reduction of nerve irritability, and the therapy offered can address management of muscle spasms.
Overall Sciatic nerve compression could result in loss of feeling, in worst case scenarios paralysis of muscle groups or a single limb, and severe quality of life disruption. Recovery is possible with the right care and support. Call today for your initial appointment. Find a caring team to treat your lower lumbar needs. We want to help every patient return to an active lifestyle, spend more time with family, resume work with less interruption, and become pain free.