The most common symptom of sciatica includes pain that radiates from the back or buttock and moves into the foot. The pain is sharp and burning in nature. Sciatica pain used by intervertebral disc rupturing that causes the pressure over the sciatic nerve and causes pain. Sciatica may be caused by other conditions like tumors or pregnancy, etc. Injury or strain to body muscles that support our body is the primary cause of sciatica. Sciatica pain improves with time, but initial treatment may include exercises and medicines to relieve pain.
Sciatica Treatment Denver, Sciatica can also be treated naturally. Natural treatment for sciatica rules out all the possible side effects of medicines.
Treatment with food – Altering the Diet may help in the treatment of sciatica. Foods that possess anti-inflammatory activity may be helpful in treating sciatica pain. Several studies have shown that sciatica symptoms improve by adding potassium rich food in daily use like potatoes, oranges, and banana, etc. Juices of carrot, celery, potato also help in the treatment of sciatica.
Home remedies – Many home remedies are helpful in treating sciatica pain. Applying poultice horseradish over the painful area and covering it with a thick towel for a few minutes, will ease the pain and nerve inflammation. Juices of carrot, potato and celery leave help in treatment for sciatica when drunk in a minimum quantity of 10 ounces per day. If milk does not taste too good for you, you may try celery tea in daily life, this will also be very much beneficial to relieve sciatica pain.
Acupuncture – Acupuncture is an alternative therapy for treating sciatica pain in which small thread-like needles are introduced into the body at the site of pain, and very low voltage current is passed through it. This process can either help to release the blocked energy in the body and pain reliever or it may even worst the sciatica symptoms.
Massage therapy – Studies have shown that massage can also ease out the sciatica symptoms. It causes relieve sciatica pain by reducing the pressure over the pain, thus the patient feel comfort. Different massage techniques help in treatment for sciatica. Traditional Chinese massage works best for sciatica pain relief.
Vitamin B1 and B-complexes along with garlic supplements helps in pain relieving and to improve the blood circulation in the body. These are also anti-oxidant and provide energy and heat to the body. Standard source (natural) for vitamin B are spinach, green peas, beef, liver, soybeans, banana, bread and fresh vegetables.
Pain killer medicines are very much effective in treating sciatica pain. Painkiller like NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) is good to use in relieving sciatica pain. Long-term use of NSAID may cause other problems like stomach ulcer or internal bleeding, etc.
Exercise – Most of the patients are getting relief from sciatica pain with many of the exercises that alleviate sciatic nerve pain. Various exercises are recommended that help to strengthen the muscles that support our back. Exercise also enhances the production of endorphin (natural painkilling chemical of our body). Physical therapy for sciatica is considered as a valuable component of rehabilitation program to get relief from sciatica pain.
Your chiropractor doctor can guide you exercises that strengthen the muscles and improve the spine flexibility. They can also guide you how to improve your walking style, a posture that can reduce the future strain on your back.
Chiropractor Denver Colorado Dr. Glenn specializes in back pain, neck pain, sports injuries, shoulder pain treatment with ART techniques in the Denver area.