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Please tell how best to heal sciatic?

Please tell how best to heal sciatic?

Heal sciatica: Wait. Sciatica is a painful condition associate usually with acute low back pain and sharp, shooting pains down the bag of your leg. Other nerves in your legs can also be affected and may produce similar symptoms in different locations. Over 95% of acute sciatica goes away by itself within 6 weeks. Thus extensive evaluation (even x-ray) is not recommended until after 6 weeks. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are best ways to relieve sciatic nerve pain?

Could you tell me what are best ways to relieve sciatic nerve pain?

Many options: I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level your problem is at and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a water infection cause sciatic pain?

Please tell me, could a water infection cause sciatic pain?

UTI and sciatic pain: A bladder infection, what you are referring to as a water infection is not known to cause sciatic pain. Causes of sciatic pain are found at this link: http://www.Tcainstitute.Com/health-library/conditions-treatments.Aspx?Chunkiid=11577 good luck. ...Read more

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How do I tell if my pain is sciatic pain?

How do I tell if my pain is sciatic pain?

Sciatica: The sciatic nerve goes from the lower back, through the buttock on both left and right, and down the back of the leg to the foot. Pain starting in the low back going down the back of the leg, or pain in the buttocks that goes down or up to the back are likely to be sciatica. There are some serious reasons for sciatica, such as disk damage, so it is suggested that you check with your physician. ...Read more

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How to tell if my sciatic nerve is pinched?

How to tell if my sciatic nerve is pinched?

Physical exam: Findings confirmed by mri. It can be pinched either in the spine or in the piriformis muscle. ...Read more

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How to tell if my sciatic pain could be permanent?

Sciatic pain: Permanent is a loaded term - a sound exam by a neurologist or physiatrist should be done - your exam, plus any other testing, can lead them to determine if this issue is significant or not; an easy answer can't be made here - you need a work up to determine that answer - good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best exercises for sciatic nerve to make the pain gone?

Core : Core excercise is the best treatment for spine problems associated with sciatica. See a physical therapist for instructions on an excercise program you can do on your own. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a sciatic nerve to heal? What can I do for the pain?

Depends on the cause: Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. Treatment may vary depending on the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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Got a pinched sciatic nerve... What's your best suggestion for immediate relief???

Got a pinched sciatic nerve... What's your best suggestion for immediate relief???

Couple choices: Perhaps you might respond to an epidural steroid injection at the sight of the compressed nerve root. But maybe a better approach is physical therapy. One caveat, do NOT rest and stay in bed, be active, up and about, as that will shorten debility. ...Read more

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Best pain meds for sciatic pain?

Another option: For sciatic pain is acupuncture. It can work well hand in hand with standard western medicine approaches. ...Read more