Spine Care Specialists of Chicago Illinois and surrounding areas want to help are patients find the cause to their sciatica. Sciatica is numbness, pain, weakness, or a tingling sensation affiliated with one or both legs. Sciatica is caused when there is inflammation or compression in at least one of the sciatic nerves. It is important to contact Spine Care Specialists and schedule an appointment as soon as possible since sciatica can be caused by everything from herniated discs to spinal stenosis and bone spurs to pregnancy.
Spine Care Specialists can offer different treatment options for sciatica. Many times sciatica can subside all by itself. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications, pain relievers, extension exercises, and physical therapy can all be treatments of sciatica. By alternating lying down with short walks many patients can have success in relief of sciatica nerve pain. In some cases, sciatica pain may be severe and will require further examination, including a physical and appropriate tests to be performed by Dr. Dwight Tyndall or Dr. Nitin Khanna to find why the pain is so severe and what may be the cause. Spine Care Specialists can determine the best type of treatment for your specific sciatica pain.
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