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Sciatica

Are you experiencing sharp, burning, or electric shock-like pain that shoots down your leg? Does this discomfort intensify when you sit, stand, or walk for prolonged periods? Is your sleep disrupted due to difficulty finding a comfortable position at night? If so, you might be dealing with sciatica.

Sciatica refers to a specific type of pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in the human body. Originating in the lower back, this nerve extends through the buttocks and down the back of each leg.

At Bell District Spine and Rehab, we specialize in non-surgical, chiropractic treatments for sciatica. Our dedicated chiropractor in Cedar Park is committed to uncovering the root causes of your pain and personalizing a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs.

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Treatments for Sciatic Nerve Pain and Discomfort

While sciatic nerve pain can be debilitating, there are various effective treatments available at our chiropractic clinic to alleviate the associated pain and discomfort. The choice of treatment depends on the underlying cause and severity of the condition.

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  • Chiropractic Care: Chiropractic adjustments are a non-invasive and effective option for many individuals with sciatica. Our chiropractor, Dr. Tuggle, utilizes hands-on techniques to manipulate the spine and alleviate pressure on the sciatic nerve, ultimately reducing pain and improving overall function.
  • Spinal Decompression: Spinal decompression therapy involves gently stretching the spine to relieve pressure on the discs and nerves. This can help alleviate sciatic pain caused by conditions such as herniated discs or spinal stenosis.
  • Acoustic Wave Therapy: This therapy is a non-invasive chiropractic treatment that utilizes high-energy sound waves to stimulate the body's natural healing response. This therapy can effectively reduce pain, improve blood circulation, and promote tissue regeneration in the affected area.
  • Laser Therapy: Laser therapy utilizes low-level laser energy to penetrate deep into tissues. This promotes cellular regeneration, reducing inflammation, and relieving pain. Laser therapy is a safe and effective option for managing sciatic pain and accelerating the healing process.

Common Causes and Symptoms of Sciatica

Sciatica can stem from various underlying conditions that result in irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve.

Some of the most common causes of sciatica include:

  • Herniated Disc: When the soft inner material of a spinal disc protrudes through the tough outer shell, it can press against the nearby sciatic nerve roots, causing pain and discomfort.
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  • Spinal Stenosis: Narrowing of the spinal canal. Often due to age-related changes or degenerative disc disease. It can put pressure on the sciatic nerve.
  • Spondylolisthesis: Displacement of one vertebra in relation to another can pinch the sciatic nerve and lead to pain.
  • Piriformis Syndrome: Tightness or spasms in the piriformis muscle in the buttock can compress the sciatic nerve. This results in symptoms similar to sciatica.
  • Degenerative Disc Disease: Changes in the spine's structure due to degeneration of the discs that cushion the vertebrae can cause sciatic pain over time.

Recognizing these common causes and symptoms of sciatica is crucial for seeking appropriate diagnosis and treatment.

If you are looking for non-surgical treatments for sciatica in Cedar Park, Round Rock, Leander, Jonestown, Lago Vista, Liberty Hill or the surrounding areas, call (512) 257-2225 us to schedule a free consultation and take the first step towards a pain-free life.

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  • Jennifer R.

    "Dr. Tuggle and his team are amazing! They have a solid approach for getting patients healthy with multiple treatment modalities and encouragement. He and his team subscribe to the belief that being healthy is a journey and they invite their patients in to participate in their healing. I have had truly remarkable success and am greatful"

  • Laurie C.

    "I had severe neck and shoulder pain and had tried all kinds of treatments and nothing was helping. I went to Dr Tuggle and I don’t have any pain at all anymore!! Thank you Dr Tuggle and team!! It’s been life changing for me."

  • Conna P.

    "I came in with a laundry list of pain points in both my back and neck. The team at BDPM listened to me, strategized with me on treatment and provided a comfortable place to heal and get stronger. The staff is incredible and made me feel like family while teaching me better ways to take care of myself. Highly recommend!"

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