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What is Sciatica?

Chiropractic treatment is far effective in alleviating pain and curing sciatica condition. Sciatica is a common back pain condition that affects two in ten adults of Charlotte, NC. This ailment is common among the ages of 24 to 50. It is characterized by a condition (pain) that originates or affects the lumbar spine (lower back) and extends down to the hip, buttock, hamstring, knees, feet, and toes. This condition can be severe and makes sitting, standing, and walking painful.

Causes of Sciatica

Spinal disorder is known to have caused sciatic nerve compression as a result cause sciatic nerve pain. The pain includes herniated, lumbar spine subluxations, pregnancy, and childbirth, bulging discs, spinal tumors. Non-spinal conditions include constipation and diabetes.

Symptoms of Sciatica

  • Weakness, numbness, difficulties moving the leg or foot
  • Leg pain worsens when sitting
  • Intolerable pain that makes standing difficult
  • A consistent pain on one side of your lower back
  • Burning or tingling running down the leg

ChiroCarolina® Chiropractic treatment

The purpose of our treatment is to find the root of the problem, relieve pain, and help the body heal naturally. Based on scientific principle, restricted spinal movement leads to pain and reduce the functionality of the body. Chiropractic treatment is non-surgical and drug-free. With that said, how can we help you?

Chiropractic adjustments

A chiropractor can apply a spinal adjustment to allow herniated disc reset back to its position and free pressure of the sciatic nerve. The manipulation restores misaligned vertebral discs and free restricted spinal movement. This adjustment also helps to relieve nerve irritability for pain, inflammation, muscle, and other sciatica symptoms. The adjustment varies from the minimal force and gentle pressure to quick high-velocity thrust. The adjustment will lessen the pain and allow the body to regain mobility and nerve signal flow.

Spinal decompression

Pinched nerves and spine compression can be as a result of dried discs in your spine. Our chiropractor will use spinal decomposition to relieve compression that is causing the pain. The method can also improve space between the vertebrae.

Charlotte chiropractor exercises

A static movement of your muscle can worsen sciatica pain. Depending on the cause of your pain, our chiropractor will draw an exercise plan for you. This exercise will be aimed to avoid sciatic nerve aggravation but also improve muscle mobility and relieve pressure from tight and inflamed muscles. The exercise may include a stretching program that you can do at home or work.

Lifestyle changes

Changing your lifestyle is one of the most effective ways to relieve sciatica pain. Our chiropractor will look into the aspect of your life, and recommend a new way of sitting, sleeping, standing to improve your positioning of the sciatic nerve. These changes can strengthen your muscles and restore your vertebrae to its normal position. This is important because the stronger your back is, the less likely you pressure your sciatic nerve.

Charlotte Chiropractic care for Sciatica

Chiropractic adjustment can help restore your static motion and mobilize your spine. ChiroCarolina® offers a Care You Can Count On to relieve sciatica pain, headaches, car accident injury, stress, whiplash, neck trauma, neck pain, and whiplash.

ChiroCarolina®, one of Charlotte’s premier chiropractic clinics, is known throughout the Southeast for providing the best chiropractic care in the residential, NoDa, and college areas, conveniently located on North Tryon Street. Trust ChiroCarolina®  in Charlotte:  visited by patients throughout the south:  North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, and Texas.