We Can Help Stop Sciatic Pain

Sciatica is a pain that commences in the lower back and shoots down one or both legs, while most people assume sciatica is a diagnosis, in fact it just a symptom. The sciatic nerve branches from your lower back, passing through your hip, buttock and down each leg.

 If you experience sciatica, it can be a very uncomfortable and irritating problem to live with. Many factors can cause sciatica to present, such as:

  • Lumbar misalignment
  • Pregnancy
  • Muscular imbalances which compress the sciatic nerve pathway
  • None muscular disorders such as diabetes
  • Disc bulge or slip disc

 Diagnosing the underlying cause of sciatica is essential in order to ensure that you will recover in the quickest time possible. At Bonnyrigg Chiropractic & Sports Injury Clinic we will endeavor to ask the right questions and perform the correct testing to determine the cause of your sciatica and put forth a tailored treatment and rehabilitation plan to eradicate and prevent your sciatica from future flare up

Common Sciatic Symptoms That We Can Help With

If you experience any of the following symptoms:

Numbness or burning sensations shooting down one or both legs
Weakness in your legs or feet
Pain stemming from lower back alongside pain in the legs
Stiffness in the lower back
Pain and tightness in your buttock region

Then it is very likely you have sciatica due to an underlying musculoskeletal issue. Sciatica should not be ignored. If left untreated then this underlying problem can cause further issues down the road that can be a lot harder to treat conservatively and result in surgical modalities.