Sciatica

Sciatica can be a mysterious condition; this condition often appears as lower back pain or pain in the buttock, which tends to move to one or both legs. But it’s Sciatic nerve compression leading to sciatica.

The pain stems from your nerves, and this pain varies in frequency and intensity. It may be severe or controllable, continuous, or temporary, with many people experiencing numbness, tingling, and burning sensations.

What Can Cause Sciatica?

Sciatica causes pain and other symptoms because of the pressure and rubbing on the sciatic nerve. This irritation of the nerve can be related to a specific injury, though many sciatica cases develop over time without any injury.

Disorders stemming from the spine like pregnancy, childbirth, tumors, lumbar spine subluxations, diabetes, and bulging or herniated discs can also cause sciatica. It can often be very confusing and worrying but shouldn’t be a cause for alarm. Whatever caused your sciatica, there is a lot we can do to help reduce the irritation on the nerve and ease your pain.

How Can Chiropractors Help Sciatica?

At Optimize Chiropractic, we help patients with sciatica by understanding the underlying cause of their sciatic pain. Doing this allows us to target the treatment at the root cause, which helps with long-term improvement and injury prevention, rather than just masking the symptoms.

Chiropractic care is the go-to treatment for sciatica for many reasons, and unlike traditional medicine, it uses treatments that do not include pain medication or surgery. Chiropractic care succeeds where other types of treatments fall short.

Sciatica and sciatic nerve irritation are common conditions and affect different types of people. While it can be extremely uncomfortable, the chiropractic care at Optimize Chiropractic can help you find relief. Give us a call today at (704) 736-3300 to schedule a consultation.

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Sheila H.'s 5 star Google review for neck and back pain relief

Dr. Ennis is just amazing! I was suffering from neck and back pain. I got immediate relief from my visits with Dr. Ennis. I highly recommend him. Thank you Dr. Ennis! You will definitely be my chiropractor from now on.

Sheila H.
Cornelius, Noth Carolina
Carissa H.'s 5 star Yelp review for chiropractic adjustments

Dr. Ennis is an incredible doctor. He takes the time to make sure you understand your treatment. His adjustments are spot on. The best in the area for sure!

Carissa H.
Cornelius, Noth Carolina
Lisa B.'s 5 star Google review for nerve issues

Dr Ennis has helped me with some nerve issues. He is thorough and takes the time to listen and explain each step he takes. I was hesitant to see a chiropractor at first but he has eased my fears. Half way thru my treatment schedule and I’m feeling more like myself already. Highly recommend him to all.

Lisa B.
Cornelius, Noth Carolina

*Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person.

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