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can sciatica be cured ?

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Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Sciatica cure?: Depends on the source of your pain. If the pain comes from a compressed nerve root in the lower back, a simple decompression or even an injection can do wonders! general stretching, strengthening and some anti-inflammatories hopefully keep you out of the operating room! thx and good luck!
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well.

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How can I natuurally cure sciatica?

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Give it time: Sciatic pain from a disc herniation will usually resolve on its own within six weeks. Time.
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Can there be any cure for sciatica?

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Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer
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Many treatments: Start with physical therapy and core conditioning. At some point an epidural steroid injection might be helpful. If all else fails and your symptoms impact your activities of daily living, surgery can be curative. I would suggest seeing a spine surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery if it comes to that.
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Is it possible there is a conclusive cure for piriformis sciatica?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Rarely do these not: Get better with treatment if that is the correct diagnosis with proper stretching and exercise along with activity modification and sometimes use of appropriate physical therapy ;/or medication with occasional injections. One may need to look for other predisposing conditions that may be causing this to occur like a gait issue, hip problem, etc. So see your physician for an evaluation.
A 50-year-old member asked:

Please let me know if there is any cure for sciatica?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Agree with Dr. Khan. Acupuncture can be helpful for pain, inflammation and range of motion.
Jan 20, 2014
Windsor, VT
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Is it possible cure sciatica for good?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: Find compressed lumbar nerve decompress nerve cure with slight risk of reoccurence with most causes

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