Sciatica treatment in Salem, OR: Sciatica is a condition characterized by pain going down the sciatic nerve pathway which runs from the leg to the lower back. The most frequent cause of sciatica is a spinal disc herniation which puts pressure on the sciatic nerve and is present in about 90% of cases.
Sciatica pain affects daily activities:
Sciatica can be an extremely debilitating condition that can affect everyday activities. Sciatica typically affects only one side of the body and classic symptoms include pain radiating down the back of the leg from the buttocks region.
Many people find that living with sciatica can be a nightmare. Chronic and acute pain disrupt sleep and everyday activities. If you feel like you have sciatica you should see Dr. Whitmire immediately so she can diagnose and treat the symptoms before they worsen.
Sciatica symptoms include:
- Pain in the back, buttocks, hip or lower extremities
- Leg and or foot numbness
- Pins and needles in the legs and buttocks
- Burning sensation
- Muscles weakness
Treat the cause of sciatica:
Sciatica can be treated successfully without the need for surgery or harmful medications. At Whitmire Chiropractic, Dr. Whitmire will perform chiropractic adjustments to alleviate pressure on the sciatic nerve and restore motion to the joints.
Therapies for sciatica pain:
Schedule an appointment for sciatica treatment:
Sciatica sufferers don’t have to live with the burdening pain of sciatica. Dr. Whitmire can diagnose and provide natural treatment options that do not require drugs or surgery. To schedule an appointment for sciatica therapy or a free consultation with the doctor call (503) 362-1002 today!