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is walking good for sciatic nerve pain

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Sciatic pain: Yes, depending on extent of involvement & location.
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Sciatica: Yes definitely.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Guy
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Needs to be seen: You need to be seen..too young for sciatica, pain needs evaluation by your physician.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Interventions: If your sciatica is secondary to a discogenic compression of a nerve root, you might benefit from epidural steroid injection, but it is possible that ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
I apologize but: I am not sure what type of medication neroday is. I can tell you that no pill will cure sciatic pain. The only cure for sciatic pain is physical thera ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
31 years experience Neurosurgery
NSAIDs: Start with an anti-inflammatory medication such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, aleve. If not successful, you might need prescription medications. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Lo
Dr. Justin Lo answered
21 years experience Pain Management
True sciatica?: True sciatic nerve pain typically results from compression or irritation from the piriformis muscle in the buttocks. Treatment can include physical th ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Reynolds
35 years experience Pain Management
1st get a diagnosis: See your doctor and start w/ a proper diagnosis.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Conservative Rx 1st: After a thorough neurological evaluation, your doctor might prescribe anti-inflammatory medications, muscle relaxants, narcotic and/or non-narcotic p ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
52 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Get correct DX: You should see your pcp to establish the cause of your problem. Until then try dry/wet heat to the lower back, mackenzie exercises, and nsaids such as ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Esterberg
24 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Several : Low back, buttock and "shooting" leg pain are all symptoms of a pinched nerve. It sounds like you may have that problem. If the pain is severe and l ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
52 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
MCKENZIE: Mckenzie exercises are very good for relieving the pain. But you should 1st see your pcp for an evaluation to determine the cause of your problem.
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