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Chiropractic Care for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatica is a painful condition that can make it difficult to function. Chiropractic care provides natural relief for sciatic nerve pain. If you are suffering from sciatica and live in or around Renton, WA, contact our team at Hughes Chiropractic and Massage to schedule a consultation with Dr. Hughes.


Why Does Sciatic Nerve Pain Occur?

Sciatic nerve pain is caused by inflammation or irritation of the nerve. One reason for this could be due to a misalignment in the spine. Misalignments can cause the sciatic nerve to come into contact with the nearby structures. The irritation and inflammation will not get better quickly on their own. Some medical conditions, such as spinal stenosis, herniated discs, and bone spurs are often associated with sciatica. Identifying and treating these conditions directly will reduce your sciatica symptoms.

Sciatica can cause sharp, intense pain that extends from the lower back through the buttocks and down the leg. It typically only impacts one side of the body. It can become worse if you are still for a while and then start to move around. Certain motions can make the pain more intense. Some people with sciatica also experience muscle weakness and a reduction in their range of motion. Sciatica can make it difficult to walk and move around, so relief is a priority.

Chiropractic Care Can Help

Chiropractic care helps to realign the spine. This ensures that the sciatic nerve has the room it needs so it does not come into contact with the other structures. Patients that use chiropractic care for sciatica must remember that full relief will take more than one visit. The effects of chiropractic care are cumulative, so make sure you follow the treatment plan. Your customized treatment plan will include adjustments and may also include lifestyle changes and a few at-home exercises. We will adjust the plan as needed to provide the optimal results to reduce your sciatica.

Find Sciatica Relief in Renton, WA

Dr. Hughes at Hughes Chiropractic and Massage is ready to help you feel your best. Whether you are suffering from sciatica or another type of pain, we are here to provide the natural pain relief that you need. Best of all, chiropractic care does not rely on pain medication or invasive procedures like surgery to produce results. Call our team today at (425) 271-4543 or reach us through our website by using our online contact form.