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Are there any home remedies for sciatic nerve pain?

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 more

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Nerve (Definition)

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


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Are there any quick remedies for sciatic nerve pain?

Are there any quick remedies for sciatic nerve pain?

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 more

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Are there any home remedies for tooth nerve pain?

Are there any home remedies for tooth nerve pain?

Sorry, no: There is no way for you to perform dentistry at home, which would of course remedy the situation. Please call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatment for sciatica back pain?

Are there any home treatment for sciatica back 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 more

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Are there any at home remedies to dull the pain from sacroilitis?

Are there any at home remedies to dull the pain from sacroilitis?

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 more

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Are there any effective treatments for sciatic nerve pain (in pregnancy)?

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

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Are there any home remedies to help diabetic neuropathic pain?

Are there any home remedies to help diabetic neuropathic pain?

Information: Diabetic neuropathy is usually in extrmeties. Diet: some addtion of omega 3 topical capscacain ointment, other have tried easy-hot, topical Lidocaine cream, other emollients most health food stores have section on anti inflammatory. ...Read more

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Are there any working home remedies for arthritis pain?

Are there any working home remedies for arthritis pain?

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

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Are there any good home remedies for arthritis pain and swelling?

Are there any good home remedies for arthritis pain and swelling?

Fish oil, Arnika: Fish oil is good for joints as well as your heart. Arnika is a "homeopathic" anti inflammatory medicine which some patients find affective. If you have access to a pharmacy that specializes in homeopathic treatment they may have other options. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for ligament damage in knee?

Are there any home remedies for ligament damage in knee?

Treatment varies: Depending on the condition some treatment options may include rest, ice, compression and elevation, bracing, injection, pain medication, anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, and surgery. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to relieve ankle arthritis?

Not really: Arthritis is wearing out of the cartilage so no home or medical treatment can replace it. Home remedies may help by decreasing pain with counter irritating methods such as ben gay, icy hot, or biofreeze. ...Read more

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Are there any good at home treatments for sciatica?

Are there any good at home treatments for sciatica?

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 more

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Are there any home remedies for painful bowel spasms?

Are there any home remedies for painful bowel spasms?

Peppermint: Peppermint oil can help as it acts as a smooth muscle relaxant. Probiotics may also help, but the research is better for peppermint oil. Hoping you know what's causing the "painful bowel spasms" and not just treating it in the dark. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for pain?

Are there any home remedies for pain?

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 more

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Are there any pain management procedures for neuropathy (left leg)? Any blocks?

Are there any pain management procedures for neuropathy (left leg)? Any blocks?

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 more

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Are there any at home treatments for a bulging disk?

Are there any at home treatments for a bulging disk?

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

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Are there any ways to relieve spondylosis pain?

Are there any ways to relieve spondylosis pain?

Options: Pt/core strengthening medications injection therapies to the facet joints healthy lifestyle: tobacco cessation, weight loss other: manual manipulation/massage/acupuncture. ...Read more

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Are there any topicla pain meds used for chronic nerve pain?

Topicals: Yes there are many topical combinations that can be used for pain. Please see a pain docotor and discuss this. ...Read more

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What are some therapy that is available for sciatic nerve pain?

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 more

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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Neuralgia (Definition)

Can also be described as neuropathic pain or "nerve pain" which can occur anywhere in the body. It can also be due to many disorders such as direct nerve damage, diabetes, ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Sciatica (Definition)

A condition that results in pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It results from injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower spine and runs down the ...Read more