Find relief for Sciatic Pain w/Crossroads Chiropractic
Sciatica is pain, numbness and or tingling that travels down their leg and maybe even into their foot. Since pain down the leg can prevent most daily activities, people often overdo it with pain medication. Dangerous because pain medication can be highly addictive. Pain that travels down the leg is a symptom, and the body’s way of alerting us that something is wrong. The name of this symptom is a condition called sciatica, an inflammation of the sciatic nerve.
Sciatica originally begins with stress. Stress, regardless of type, cause pinched nerves that keep the spine and nervous system from working properly. Symptoms like sciatica can result. Correcting the pinched nerve with a chiropractic adjustment often times lead to healing and a more comfortable life with reduced symptoms.
A pinched nerve is a condition in which a spinal nerves have problem with communication. Nerves which branch off of the spinal cord no longer properly communicate information necessary for the body to adapt and heal. Sciatica results when a pinched nerve has occurred among the lumbar or low back vertebrae that surround the sciatic nerve
The sciatic nerve is in the low back but the symptom of pain may be felt in the leg or foot. The sciatic nerve begins in the lower back and extends down the leg and into the foot. Pain felt in one area, that originates from a problem in another area is called referred pain. The sciatic nerve is the longest and the widest nerve in the body. The sciatic nerve is busy at work. It supplies the skin of the leg as well a muscles of the back, thigh, leg and foot.
Sciatica often begins after a pinched nerves that have already been there a while. Ensuring the spine is free of pinched nerves is important before the poor health and symptoms sneak up on you.
Obesity is one of the top and in many years was the leading cause of preventable death. Clue two, it’s one of the chief causes of many other causes of preventable deaths as well. Obesity puts tremendous stress upon the lumbar spine, hips, knees and feet. Unable to adapt to the pressure the spinal nerves are interfered with and sciatica may result.
Do you have a friend or loved one who suffers from sciatica? Ask your chiropractor for a copy of sciatica information to pass along so that your loved one can finally find improved health and Iive the life they’ve always imagined.!You can help change someone’s life.