Sciatica is that burning pain in your glutes that oftentimes travels down to the knee, and in some cases – all the way to the foot. Those who lead a sedentary lifestyle and spent much of their time sitting are vulnerable to being exposed of such symptoms.
Other causes revolve around aging, obesity, and diabetes – as an unhealthy increase in blood sugar spikes the risk of all nerve damage, and this includes sciatic nerve damage.
In the video below, Dr. Norris Golberg will show you how you can use affordable tools to break myofascial tension.
Read more about Myofascial Release and how it works at https://www.healthline.com/health/chronic-pain/myofascial-release
Further tips to help treat symptoms of Sciatica:
- Cold packs: In the beginning phase of Sciatica, using ice packs on problem areas for 20 minute intervals can alleviate tension temporarily.
- Acupuncture: Shown to relieve sciatic nerve pain.
- Physical therapy: Stretching tense muscles and strengthening weak ones can lessen sciatic symptoms.
- and of course.. Seeking Chiropractic Care.
Here at Koru Chiropractic, we do a thorough evaluation using our state of the art technology to help identify misalignments in the body, how they’re affecting your health, and a treatment plan to get you started on your journey toward healing. Schedule a consult by calling us at (720) 592-9796!