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how to unpinch a sciatic nerve

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Keswani
24 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Exercise: It really depends on the cause of your pain. Typically what is considered sciatic nerve pain comes from the back and is often a radiculopathy. Sometim ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
USUALLY disc disease: The sciatic nerve can 'get pinched' by a bulging disc in the low back. The mechanism of injury for bulging disc is usually some type of lifting injur ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
4 things: Surgical decompression (not to be confused with chiropractic so-called decompression) epidural steroid injections spinal physical therapy "tincture of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Watridge
45 years experience in Neurosurgery
Wrong concept: There is a sciatic nerve in both legs. The sciatic nerve is formed primarily by branches of the lumbar 5 &sacral one nerve roots as they emerge from t ... Read More
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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
See answer: Establish a relationship with a dr. And get the area evaluated and properly diagnosed. Heat, rest, possible NSAID medication may be presribed. Physi ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Physical exam: Findings confirmed by mri. It can be pinched either in the spine or in the piriformis muscle.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Rehabilitation: As much as possible. Most of these will resolve on their own, but...Be seen by a doctor, get an exam, imaging study and treatment recommendation for b ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hitting a Sciatic: Hitting a sciatic nerve will cause pain in most individuals. This is usually caused by prolonged sitting or compression from a bulging lumbar spinal d ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Zubkov
26 years experience in Neurology
PT: You start with rest and physical therapy.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Pain relief: If you're having sciatica or sciatic nerve pain, an injection may provide temporary pain relief. I hope that helps!
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