Sciatica


 

 Sciatic

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica refers to pain radiating into the legs, buttocks and lower back. It is caused by compression or inflammation of the sciatic nerve.

Symptoms

Symptoms can be shooting pain, tingling, numbness, burning, and muscle weakness lower back, buttocks and legs.

Causes and Risks

Sciatica can be caused by spasm of the piriformis muscle as well as spinal stenosis due to herniated discs.

Treatment and Prevention

Treatments include:

  • Physical therapy 
  • Exercise 
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Stretching
Location
Modern Pain & Spine
1540 Juan Tabo Blvd Ne, Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87112
Phone: 505-800-7246
Fax: 505-207-5221
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505-800-7246