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How Can I Get A Siatic Nerve To Stop Hurting
NSAIDS, ICE, REST: The sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in the body, exits the from the low portion of spinal cord, travels through the pelvis, supplies motor and sensation to the back of the thighs, the lower leg, ankle, and foot. The inflammation can be caused by an inflamed disc, or a herniated disc can cause pain. Conservative treatment is motrin, ice, and stretching. Weakness, loss of feeling should see doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My husband has very bad back pain and now his leg hurts. What could be used to help a siatic nerve pinch?
Sciatica: Sometimes moist heat to low back, gentle stretching (therapeutic massage may help) for tight muscles, NSAID for pain & inflammation are enough. Remove wallet from back pocket permanently; carry in front pocket. If need more relief, doc may rx muscle relaxer & stronger NSAID ± narcotic. Keep stool soft; constipation & straining increase back pain. May need MRI to check for disc problem. ...Read more
I have two disk swollen smashing my sciatic nerve do I need to see surgen my right leg hurts real bad can't hardly walk need help please pain is getting unbearble
Hello. : Hello. That sounds so painful. You really do need to see either a neurosurgeon or an orthopedic surgeon who is a spinal specialist. They will be able to do studies and to determine if you are a surgical candidate or if you would respond to other treatment measures. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not likely.: More likely a pressure lesion from sitting more than usual; can lead to a coccygeal decubitus ulcer, which is serious. Get this examined by your doctor. ...Read more
Was on road trip for 11 days driving 12 hours a day. Today my sciatic nerve back shoulders and neck all hurt and lots of knots. How long/how to heal?
Pain in leg from hit nerve how long will it hurt it was from a b complex shot and not my sciatic nerve thanks!
Sciatic pain: Yes it can. Need evaluation by an Orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
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