Sciatica Relief San Marcos California

Dr. Joe Hernandez San Marcos CA Chiropractor

Most Common Cause Sciatica

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There are several spinal nerves that unite out of the lower spinal column which make up the sciatic nerve.

Several gluteal muscles cross over the sciatic nerve in the buttock region. When those muscles contract or compresses the sciatic nerve it causes sciatica.

Sciatica symptoms include pain, burning and tingling down the back of the leg and into the foot. On occasion if the sciatice nerve inflmaation is severe enough it can cause weakness in the muscles of the leg.

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Therapy to Relieve Sciatica

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Typically our treatment protocol for sciatica includes several therapies. Each therapy is used to promote a different physiological effect.

Myofascial release is utilized to decrease the muscle tone and pressure on the sciatic nerve.Deep massage therapy is an alternate form of muscle work to effect the muscles related to the pain of sciatica.

In addition our treatment may also include therapy which deliver a deep form of heat into the muscle tissue. Deep heat into a muscle serves to relax the muscle and increase circulation both of which aid in the relief of sciatica.

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How Chiropractic Relieves Sciatica

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Chiropractic adjustments are a very effective form of treatment to relive sciatic pain. The chiropractic adjustment is a gently form of motion to individual segments of the spine which effect the tissue in three ways.

  1. Relieves nerve pressure affecting sciatica.
  2. Relieve muscle reflex pain and spasms.
  3. Reduces disc pressure which is also a contributing factor in sciatic pain.

What you can expect with chiropractic adjustments is decrease pain, decreased muscle spasms and increased mobility.

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