Sciatica Pain Treatment in Bend, OR
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The sciatic nerve begins in the lower back region and runs through the hips and buttocks. It travels down the back of your thigh and into the calves, feet, and toes. Sciatica is a condition that arises when this major nerve becomes irritated in some way. Some of the things which can cause the sciatic nerve to become irritated are:
- tension on the nerves
- slipped discs
- spinal misalignments
- localized inflammation
- tension on the spinal cord
- bone spurs
- fibrous scar tissue.
Regardless of what has irritated the sciatic nerve, the nerve is very sensitive. It will invariably produce several symptoms that are very noticeable to the sufferer. These can include pain in the area of the buttocks or hips, pain in the calves or thighs, a sensation of coldness in the feet or the legs, tightness in the legs, weakness in the feet, legs, hips, or knees, and tingling or numbness in the toes, legs, or feet.
For the most part, symptoms will appear on one side of your body or the other, but both sides could be simultaneously affected. When sciatic nerve irritation persists over a long period, it can cause a person to lose muscle strength, and those muscles can begin to waste away and become smaller. This happens because there is an inadequate supply of blood flow to the area, and the muscles will contract.
Treatment for sciatica
Chiropractic care is an all-natural treatment option
Like many issues associated with the lower back, sciatica will generally respond very favorably to skilled chiropractic care. At Elevation Spine Center in Bend, Oregon, we will first determine what is causing your sciatic nerve to be irritated. It’s critical to know the source of the irritation. To diagnose what is causing the problem, we will discuss your medical history with you and give you a thorough physical examination.
We may also need to conduct x-rays and possibly an MRI on the affected area to pinpoint the precise cause of sciatic nerve irritation. Once this is known, we’ll be able to work with you to formulate a program of treatment that will address the underlying cause of your sciatic nerve irritation. Our licensed Doctors of Chiropractic may recommend some specific spinal adjustments to relieve pressure on the nerves in the immediate area of the problem. We may also use spinal traction that can stretch out the vertebrae of the spine, thereby relieving pressure on the irritated nerve.
Relief from sciatica
We offer custom treatment plans at Elevation Spine Center
We will begin the program of treatment customized to your circumstances. As a result, you should experience significant relief from your low back pain, along with a reduction in the radiating pain that extends to the hips, buttocks, and legs. In most cases, the numbness and tingling which you’re experiencing will also subside. Any weakness which you may have been feeling in your legs will also disappear.
Chiropractic care can deliver many health benefits to the person suffering from sciatica. If you’ve been experiencing any of the above symptoms, you should pay us a visit at the Elevation Spine Center.