Sciatica pain can be debilitating for anyone who experiences it. It is the symptom of any underlying medical conditions that are caused due to postural dysfunction. When you experience sciatica, you may suffer extreme pain, inflammation, weakness in your lower back, reaching down to legs even to your feet. Some people become habituated to living with sciatic nerve pain and don’t take it seriously. However, if left untreated, it can cause long-term damage which may not be able to be treated conservatively later. Therefore, if you know that you’re suffering from this condition, seek diagnosis and sciatica treatment Roseville CA before the situations get out of control.
There are three major causes of sciatica, which make your life a complete hell, so before seeking its treatment you should first aware of its causes.
- Herniated or ruptured disc
This is one of the common causes of sciatica. A herniated or slipped disc occurs when the soft-core a disc attached to your spine is pushed through the outer core, placing harsh pressure on your nerves or spinal cord. The lower back is the main victim to suffer a slipped disc. To recover the disc damage, there are many herniated disc surgery alternatives which chiropractors of Roseville Disc Center may recommend:
- Physical therapy, exercise, and gentle stretching to relieve pressure on the nerve root
- Ice and heat therapy for pain relief
- Chiropractic manipulation, Pelvic blocking using cushioned wedges under each side of the pelvis
- Non-surgical decompression using the DRX9000 which has been shown to effectively reduce the size of a herniation by up to 90%!
Your chiropractor will develop a treatment plan for your herniated disc after examining all your symptoms, so you recover faster.
- Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis mostly hit elderly people and is categorized by bilateral sciatica. Spinal stenosis is can be an outcome of spinal arthritis, which causes the passageway between vertebrae in your spine to narrow. Since your nerve roots and spinal cords are located closely within the space, any compression can cause the nerves to be pinched. Due to this vulnerable compression, you may experience numbness, pain in the back, or shoulder or legs. By seeking the holistic therapy of a chiropractor can help you manage, slow the progression of, or prevent spinal stenosis.
All of the above issues for sciatica can only be better addressed by a licensed chiropractor degenerative disc treatment. Chiropractic spinal adjustments can help lessen pain by mobilizing painful joint dysfunction and reduce nerve compressions that cause muscle spasms and inflammation.