Sciatica is a painful condition that happens when the sciatic nerve becomes irritated. This large nerve runs down the lower part of the spine and the back of the thigh. Caused for a variety of reasons, such as a herniated disc, symptoms associated with sciatica include pain that radiates from the back to one or both legs, hips, and glutes. Our expert doctor provides the pain management care you need to help you feel more comfortable and to help you enjoy the things you love doing. Contact Tricity Pain Associates in Corpus Christi, TX to learn more about the treatments we have available to reduce sciatica pain. We look forward to serving you.
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Typically, patients can ease sciatica symptoms with gentle stretching exercises to reduce pressure on the sciatic nerve. These stretching techniques may be performed in-home, but it could be extremely helpful to meet with a physical therapist. A physical therapist can coach you on the best ways to perform these stretches, which may provide significant relief. If more conservative methods do not work, patients can try more advanced treatments, like steroid shots or medicine that helps with inflammation.
Please call Tricity Pain Associates in Corpus Christi, TX if you think sciatica is causing your painful symptoms. We will perform a comprehensive assessment, listen to your concerns, and develop a treatment plan that best meets your needs.