Sciatica Treatment In Hilton Head South Carolina

Sciatica Treatment

Chiropractic Care For Sciatica

Back pain comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but sciatica is perhaps the most common form that people experience. In fact, most people will experience this condition at least once during their life and it usually goes away on its own, but it may linger for long periods of time.

If you’re experiencing symptoms of pain, numbness, or tingling that radiates from the lower back down into your buttocks, legs, or feet, then chances are it’s you have sciatica. If you’re looking to relieve the pain that’s caused by sciatica, chiropractic care offers a variety of different, non-invasive forms of treatment that are highly effective at addressing the underlying issues.

Sciatica occurs when parts of the body’s longest nerve, the sciatic nerve, becomes compressed and irritated. Sciatica is easily identifiable because symptoms typically appear on only one side of your body. The sciatic nerve can be irritated from many number of sources — most commonly due to pinched nerves or postural changes that come from herniated discs in your lower spine — but it can also be the result of degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, osteoarthritis, spinal narrowing, injuries, and even pregnancy.

Many patients with sciatica report that their pain becomes worsened with extended periods of sitting, standing, or even with sudden movements such as sneezing.

Sciatica can come and go with different levels of discomfort, ranging from mild aches to unbearable pain that prevents you from performing routine tasks and activities. Mild sciatica usually disappears over time, but in other cases, it can cause permanent nerve damage if it’s left untreated for too long.

Treatment For Sciatica In Hilton Head

Thankfully, there is an answer for relieving sciatic pain. As mentioned before, sciatica can develop when your sciatic nerve becomes compressed, but in many cases the symptom of numbness might actually be due to a weakened sacroiliac ligament.

If your sacroiliac ligament is weakened, it can become irritated and the symptoms that come along with it will feel similar to true sciatica. If this is the case, it’s not actually sciatica but it can still affect your sciatic nerves. Nonetheless, chiropractic care is a natural, non-invasive solution for these conditions.

With our chiropractic care services, we’ll locate the source of the compression and apply our safe and gentle adjustment techniques to properly realign your spine and stop the pinching of these nerves. Upon removing these restrictions, you should experience notable pain relief. If your sciatic pain is because of a weakened sacroiliac ligament, a realigned spine will allow your body to heal its damages and strengthen your ligaments over time to prevent future episodes of sciatic pain. From here, regular chiropractic adjustments can help your body maintain a healthy posture for increased defense against sciatica.

If you’re looking for a solution to put an end to your sciatica, contact or stop by our practice today! We also have relationships with area pain management specialists for alternative treatment situations that require chiropractic care and other non invasive procedures.

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