What is Sciatica?
Sciatica originates from the sciatic nerves originates from near you sacrum then passes through the buttocks and hip and traveling down the back of the leg.
Sciatica is a condition where the client will report feeling pain referring into the buttock, hamstring, calf or foot however, the issue is steaming from the spine. Compression of this nerve can be cause be muscle spam or more commonly herniated disc in the lumber spine.
A herniated disc is basically a disorder in which a part of the body protrudes abnormally through a tear or opening in an adjacent part. It can happen in several areas of the body, most common is the spinal disc never. A herniated spinal disc is a displaced fragment of the centre part or nucleus of the spinal disc that is pushed through a tear in the outer layer or annulus of the disc. This usually results in a lot of pain and often refers into the leg also known as Sciatica.
Patients will often report shooting pain aggravated by prolonged sitting or standing, weakness or numbness, pain along posterior leg and burning or tingling in the leg or foot. https://www.rejuvadisc.ie/
At DC Physiotherapy Clondalkin and Lucan we are highly experienced in treating people with Sciatica. The vest majority of Sciatica cases are treated conservatively, exercise rehabilitation from a Chartered Physiotherapist has been proven to play a key role in the treatment of this troublesome condition.
We will aim to prevent further episodes of Sciatic through education and address any muscle imbalances in the core muscles.
At DC Physiotherapy we are experts in treating Sciatica, this is a common condition however, need specific treatment interventions to get the best possible outcome.
Non-surgical spinal decompression: this is a form of conservative treatment for Sciatica. This system is able to treat mild to moderate herniated spinal discs which involves the usage of our non-surgical spinal decompression systems followed by a core-strengthening rehabilitation combined with Physiotherapy. Advanced cases of herniated spinal discs is treated effectively with Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression, in conjunction with core stabilization and Physiotherapy. https://www.rejuvadisc.ie/