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Are There Any Home Remedies For Sciatic Nerve Pain
Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Conservative Rx 1st: Unfortunately, no. After a thorough neurological evaluation, your doctor might prescribe anti-inflammatory medications, muscle relaxants, narcotic and/or non-narcotic pain medications, referral for physical therapy, and steroid injections. At some point an MRI scan will be needed if your symptoms persist. Check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes...: If it's acute, rest for the first 1-2 days. This controls your symptoms and reduces any swelling in the area of pain. Apply heat or ice to the involved area. In general it is a good idea to use ice for the first 2-3 days, then use heat. while sleeping, try lying on your side, curled up with a pillow between your legs. When sleeping on your back, place a pillow or rolled towel under your knees. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes ranging from : A pregnancy harnessalong with physical therapy as well as use of tylenol (acetaminophen) if cleared by your doctor to even epidural steroid injections, again, if cleared by your physician. Sometimes, time is the biggest healer along with some rest and activity modification. ...Read more
Not as good but....: Exercise, bracing, and splinting can help. Warmth (warm water) gives relief. Immobility stiffens. Otc aleve, (naproxen) Motrin will help. Capsaicin creams will alleviate pain over knne, hands, ankles, and feet. Weight loss is important for weight bearing joint pain, back-knee, hips, feet. ...Read more
Sciatica: Understand that 80% improve their sciatic symptoms nonsurgically. Treatment options include: tylenol/nsaid's, heat/ice, salonpas hot patches. Core exercises like pilates/piyo/yoga are excellent. Mckenzie pt can be tried by purchasing the treat your own back book online $10ish. Otherwise, your doc can give a prescription for formal pt instruction (big help for most). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause: Home remedy pain relief will depend on the type of pain being treated. Musculoskeletal pain can be controlled by ice, or occasionally heat, rest, and immobilization. Pain to the head, chest, or abdomen should be evaluated by your doctor to make sure something more serious is not occurring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neuropathy : There are numerous causes ; some potential pain management procedures for neuropathy pain. However, the cause must be established before proper treatment can occur. Some options include nerve blocks, epidural steroid injections, sympathetic blocks ; spinal cord stimulators. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If there are no significant complications one can treat bulging disks conservatively with lifestyle measures to decrease inflammation and improve blood flow to the spine: these include smoking cessation, aerobic walking daily in fresh air and sunshine (vitamin d), plenty of water, and extension-based exercises. For a proper regimen see your doctor, who may refer you to a therapist as appropriate. ...Read more
Topicals: Yes there are many topical combinations that can be used for pain. Please see a pain docotor and discuss this. ...Read more
Conservative care: Unless the disc is so large on MRI scan that nothing short of surgery will help, patients should be started on non steroidal anti-inflammatory meds, muscle relaxants, pain medications, steroids if necessary. Try pt for some time. If symptoms persist, then i agree that epidural injections and surgery should be considered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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