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Sciatica Treatment

Sciatica can be a debilitating condition that causes lower back pain, numbness, and tinging. Not only that, but it can also become chronic without proper treatment. At Schofield Chiropractic Group in Cedar Falls, IA, we provide various treatments to reduce your symptoms and help you heal. Before visiting us, learn more about sciatica below:

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What Is Sciatica?

Sciatic occurs when the sciatic nerve becomes irritated or compressed.  As a result, you may experience pain your lower back that radiates to the buttocks and legs. It’s important to seek treatment as soon as you start noticing any symptoms since condition can lead to further complications. Additionally, sciatica can develop due to a herniated disc, bone spurs, tumors, or spinal stenosis.

Symptoms of Sciatica

If you have sciatica, you may exhibit a variety of symptoms, such as the following:

  • Dull or shooting pain
  • Pain that worsens with sitting or walking
  • Muscle weakness
  • Burning sensations
  • Numbness

Chiropractic Treatments for Sciatica

Chiropractic care can be highly effective for sciatica. When you visit us, our chiropractors will speak with perform a thorough evaluation and review your medical history. Once we identify what is causing your symptoms, we will create a treatment plan for your unique needs.

Your care plan may consist of chiropractic adjustments, which can take pressure off of the sciatic nerve and provide relief. The adjustments might also be combined with massage therapy. This therapy helps relieve any muscle tension you may be experiencing and reduce inflammation. Additionally, we can teach you stretches and exercises to help strengthen your back and improve your flexibility.

Contact Us for an Appointment Today!

At Schofield Chiropractic Group in Cedar Falls, IA, we understand that pain from sciatica can impact your day-to-day activities. With the right treatment, we can help alleviate your discomfort and improve your overall health. To learn more about our treatments or to schedule your initial consultation, call our office at (319) 277-5616 today. When you’re seeking a chiropractor near me, our team is happy to assist you!

1001 Hudson Rd a
Cedar Falls, IA, 50613