Are you dealing with the pain of sciatica?
Sciatica is a condition that occurs when the sciatic nerve is irritated, resulting in various symptoms such as a sharp shooting pain down the leg, tingling or numbness and even muscle weakness. There are several potential causes of sciatica, including back pain, disc herniations, pregnancy and buttock pain. The word sciatica; does not refer to a specific diagnosis and it doesn’t really have any official definition. This can be a problem as sciatica; can mean different things to different people. To some people it means any pain that comes from the spine but is felt in the leg including referred pain, while for others it means any pain in the back of the leg that stems to have something to do with a nerve.
Sciatica is a complex condition. Some people report tingling, burning pain and electric shocks in their leg, while others experience a numb foot. Some find sitting impossible, Some people have muscle weakness and sensory loss, while others experience cramps or strange feelings such as water trickling down their leg. Some people are highly functioning, whereas others can hardly get out of bed.
We specialise in providing effective and personalised treatment for sciatica. When you visit us, our first step will be to sit down and have a discussion about your symptoms, giving you the opportunity to share your experiences and concerns. We understand that living with sciatica can be incredibly challenging, both physically and emotionally.