Sciatica is a common condition that can cause pain and significantly impact your daily activities. It the condition is not treated it can lead to further complications and become chronic. At Advanced Wellness Centre in Richmond, VA, we provide various treatments to reduce your discomfort and help improve your health. Before vesting us, learn more about sciatica and how chiropractic care can be beneficial for your recovery process below:
Sciatica causes sharp pain that originates in the lower back and travels down your legs. The condition occurs when the sciatic nerve becomes inflamed or irritated due to a herniated disc or injury. Sciatica can cause a variety of symptoms. You may experience pain that becomes more severe when standing up, consistent pain on one side of your lower back, or a burning sensation in your leg. If you experience any of these symptoms, we recommend consulting with our chiropractors, as the pain can lead to permanent nerve damage.
How Is Sciatica Diagnosed?
When you visit us, we will first review your medical history and perform a physical test to observe how your pain limits your range of motion. Based on the evaluation and your medical, we can identify the root cause of your pain. Afterward, we will provide treatment that will help reduce your symptoms and improve your mobility.
What Chiropractic Treatments are Used to Treat Sciatica?
We provide various treatments that can be effective in treating sciatica. Our chiropractors utilize massage therapy, spinal decompression, and spinal manipulation to help eliminate the pain that you are experiencing. In addition, cold laser therapy, cold therapy, and heat therapy may also be part of your treatment. We can provide lifestyle advice as well, which will strengthen your body and help you heal.
Contact us for Treatment Today
If you have pain from sciatica that is affecting your quality of life, our team at Advanced Wellness Centre in Richmond, can help. Once we assess your condition, we can develop a personalized treatment plan that will alleviate your symptoms and help you feel better. To learn about our treatments or to schedule your initial appointment, call our office at (804) 673-9355. We look forward to assisting you with your recovery process!