Sciatica symptoms – What is sciatica ?

Sciatica symptoms & Treatment

Sciatica is a nerve pain that usually starts in your lower back and shoots through legs all the way to your feet. Pain starts when certain nerves become pinched in the lower spine along the sciatic nerve. Usually this happens, when bone spur or herniated disk compress your sciatic nerve.

Sciatic nerve pain is usually repetitive and patient is feeling pain in one leg. Some might feel experience sharp, intense pain, and others get tingling, weakness or numbness in their legs. Many patients are looking help from medication or event in the surgery, but other treatment options may give pain relief to patients also. Even it causes pain and discomfort, there are many effective treatments for it.

Physical therapy

Local physical therapist can create you a stretching and exercise routines to improve your posture and take out the painfull pressure from the sciatic nerve.


You can improve inflammation when you are in motion. If possible start short walks and make sure, your body position is right when you walk. Use Biofrost™ cold gel to reduce inflammation and give pain relief to you.

Cold and Hot treatment

These can be helpful to cure sciatic nerve pain. Remember, first 72hours use only cold treatment. Apply cold to effected area 4-5 times daily. Use heat packs after this time of period

Alternative treatments

You can find help from alternative therapies like acupuncture, yoga and massage therapy. Trying there is little risk of negative side effect, when surgery may have risk to harm nerve anatomy.

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