Michaux Family Chiropractic in Clermont
Offers Help For Sciatica
Sciatica is an uncomfortable condition that affects the sciatic nerve of the body. Individuals may experience pain, tingling and other problems, due to the compression of the nerve. Chiropractic care offers drug-free, non-invasive techniques for dealing with sciatica problems. At Michaux Family Chiropractic in Clermont we can help with troubling sciatica symptoms.
The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body, traveling from the lower back, through the pelvis and down the backs of the legs. When this nerve becomes impinged anywhere along its length, discomfort can result. Because it is so long and can affect so many parts of the body, sciatic nerve problems can result in a number of troubling symptoms that can often impact daily life.
Symptoms of Sciatica
Compression of the sciatic nerve generally causes pain on one side of the body. You may experience lower back pain, pain in the hip or pain in the leg that worsens with sitting for long periods. Individuals may also experience a burning sensation down the leg, tingling in the leg or a shooting pain when standing up. Many people report tingling or weakness in the affected leg. The pain may exhibit on one side of the rear. Tingling or weakness may travel down into the foot.
Causes of Sciatica
The sciatic nerve may become compressed due to an injury to the spine or from a herniated disc. Bone spurs that develop on the vertebrae can lead to nerve compression. In some cases, a tumor on the spine or nerve damage from diabetes can be the cause of sciatic nerve problems.
Your Clermont Chiropractor Can Help With Sciatic Nerve Pain
Chiropractic care uses a number of different techniques to relieve pain and improve physical function. Manual adjustment re-aligns the spinal structures, to relieve pressure on nerves and muscles. Corrective exercise improves strength, posture, balance, and function. Massage therapy aids the healing of soft tissues. Subcutaneous electrical stimulation may also help. Nutritional support and ergonomic advice help to improve health and prevents further injury.
Michaux Family Chiropractic Your Chiropractor For Sciatica Care
Dr. Michaux utilizes his many years of experience in chiropractic care to help patients in Clermont, FL, and surrounding communities achieve greater comfort and function. We provide care for a variety of conditions, including back pain, neck pain, whiplash, sports injuries, and other musculoskeletal problems. Call Michaux Family Chiropractic today at (352) 243-7300 for an appointment to learn about chiropractic techniques that can help sciatica pain and numbness.