Sciatic Nerve Treatments

Sciatic Pain
Sciatic Pain

When it comes to sciatic nerve treatment there are many that you can find out there. However, not all treatments work the same. You’ll want to find the treatment that best suits your personal and specific needs.

Complete Pain Care offers you the services that you’ve come to expect in pain management and care. You’ll appreciate their attention to detail and the fact that they are caring and concerned that you’re leading a pain-free life.

Your sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in your body. When a disc is compressed, herniated or pinched you may suddenly have lower back pain on your right side. You may also have this pain shooting down your right leg in the back.

It can be unbearable and excruciating to deal with. Complete Pain Care offers a variety of exercises and remedies for dealing with this pain.

Treatments for the pain may be as simple as acetaminophen or ibuprofen, they may also include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications also known as NSAIDS.

For more severe pain, there are also opioids like oxycodone and codeine as well as tricyclic antidepressants like amitriptyline and anticonvulsants like gabapentin. The antidepressants work to help the patient get some rest as they are more sedative in nature.

Other forms of treatment involve heat and ice on the affected area. A hot rice sock can do amazing things for sciatic pain.

Exercise is vital to the treatment of sciatic pain. Walking and doing some gentle stretches will go far in helping the patient to ease their pain.

Holding the back upright and focusing on posture when sitting for long periods of time can help the patient to recover more quickly as well. It only takes a few moments to pay close attention to how one is sitting and standing, but those few moments may be vital to easing the pain symptoms that go along with sciatica pain.

When considering complete pain care, it’s important to know that it may take some time to work through the pain. It may take some physical therapy to learn how to walk, sit and stand properly without pain. It may take pain medications to ease the pain so that the patient can work through their physical therapy.

Occasionally, surgery may be required in order to ease the symptoms. This is especially true of patients who have a herniated disc or bulging disc in their back. Surgery can also ease compression and nerve pinching.

You don’t have to live in pain. There are treatments available for sciatic nerve pain. No one needs to struggle on a daily basis because of their sciatic nerve. If you’re struggling with sciatic pain you should go and see your doctor.

You will find that there is Complete Pain Care readily available as long as you see the doctor. By working together with your doctor, you can find the right sciatic nerve treatments for your own situation. From pain management to exercise, there is something that you can do for your pain.