Sciatica Treatment in Pittsburgh: Sciatica is a condition characterized by pain going down the sciatic nerve pathway which runs from the leg to the lower back. The most frequent cause of sciatica is a spinal disc herniation which puts pressure on the sciatic nerve and is present in about 90% of cases.
Signs that You May Have Sciatica
Sciatica can be an extremely debilitating condition that can affect your everyday activities. Sciatica typically affects only one side of the body and classic symptoms include pain radiating down the back of the leg from the buttocks region.
Many people find that living with sciatica can be a nightmare. Chronic and acute pain disrupt sleep and everyday activities. If you feel like you have sciatica you should see Dr. Hurley immediately so he can diagnose and treat the symptoms before they worsen.
Additional common symptoms of sciatica include:
- Pain in the back, buttocks, hip or lower extremities
- Leg and or foot numbness
- Pins and needles in the legs and buttocks
- Burning sensation
- Muscles weakness
Treating Sciatica without Medication or Surgery at Our Chiropractic Facility in Pittsburgh PA
Sciatica can be treated successfully without the need for surgery or harmful medications. At Hurley Chiropractic, Dr. Hurley will perform chiropractic adjustments to alleviate pressure on the sciatic nerve and restore motion to the joints.
Additional therapies for sciatica at Hurley Chiropractic in Pittsburgh may include:
Schedule Your Appointment for Sciatica Treatment
You don’t have to live with the burdening pain of sciatica. Dr. Hurley can diagnose and treat your condition naturally. To schedule an appointment for sciatica therapy or a free consultation with the doctor call (412) 882-3300 today!