A Guide to Visiting Dr. Cerwin for Sciatica Treatment
Whether the symptoms have been persistent for months or even years, sciatica can become incredibly debilitating, causing you to miss out on various activities due to the pain.
Chiropractic care can help treat sciatica and prevent it from returning.
The Signs You Need Sciatica Treatment
Did you know, the sciatic nerve is the longest of all the body’s nerves? It begins by your pelvis and runs right to the end of each of your toes.
You may find that your pain follows the distribution of the nerve-down the back of leg, into the calf and sometimes into your feet and toes. Numbness, tingling, burning sensations are all also common to sciatic nerve irritation.
What causes sciatica?
Sciatica can have a variety of causes, including: disc herniation, spinal stenosis, spinal misalignment (subluxation), degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, piriformis syndrome, diabetes, tumors and nutritional deficiencies.
How Can Chiropractic Help with Your Sciatica Treatment?
Initially, you will need a consultation with Dr. Cerwin to discuss your concerns. After conducting a full medical history and physical examination, Dr. Cerwin will be able to determine what’s causing your pain and what treatment, if any, is necessary.
Dr. Cerwin uses many techniques to help restore proper alignment to your spine, relieving pressure on your nervous system. Proper corrections of misalignments (subluxations) in your spine provide relief of sciatic pain.
More invasive medical care has it place it some situations; Dr. Cerwin can help advise you on your specific situation.