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Doctor insights on: Sciatica And Reflexology

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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


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Herniated and bulging disc's some degenerating and narrowing of spine weakness in both legs and feet right side being worse, nerve pain nothing works

Herniated and bulging disc's some degenerating and narrowing of spine weakness in both legs and feet right side being worse, nerve pain nothing works

Please see below: Is there spinal cord compression on mri? Is nerve root imingement? If that's the case the only definitive treatment would be direct surgical decompression. This procedure can nowadays be done minimally invasively ANS often on outpatient basis. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain in testicles and sciatic pain. No meds, exercises or stretching help?

Throbbing pain in testicles and sciatic pain. No meds, exercises or stretching help?

Sciatica and testicl: It is very unusual to have sciatica with associated testicular pain. Although it is not prudent to postulate two different causative factors, this must be considered. You should get in for an. Evaluation soon. ...Read more

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What are suggested excercises for a pinched sciatic nerve?

What are suggested excercises for a pinched sciatic nerve?

McKenzie: Several exercise approaches can help low back pain, and physical therapists can instruct in williams and mckenzie approaches. Some specialized therapists can use felderkreis approaches. Best to have direct expert instruction prior to using these techniques. Although pilates is touted, need an expert to select safest approach. ...Read more

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In neurobion beneficial for fibromyalgia and spinal lumbar stenosis?

In neurobion beneficial for fibromyalgia and spinal lumbar stenosis?

Neurobions: Neurobion contains vitamins b1 b6 and b12. There was no information available to suggest that would help in either one of these conditions. You can save your money. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does accupuncture help buldging disc and pinched nerves in neck?

Does accupuncture help buldging disc and pinched nerves in neck?

Acupuncture will not: Cure a herniated or bulging disc nor will it correct a bony entrapment. However, it can markedly improve pain, range of motion, inflammation & circulation of the surrounding tissues. Most people would not voluntarily have multiple needles stuck into them if there wasn't a benefit. ...Read more

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Can shiatsu and reflexology really help the body.?

Possibly, yes...: Anything from chiropractic, message, acupuncture, reflexology, herbs, aromatherapy, sugar pills.....Can help the some people, some of the time, more often if the recipient believes and trusts the therapist. But if it is a serious malady (cancer, heart, lung, kidney, inflamed or infected organs, anything that will not reverse by the body's own natural defenses), then it's time 2 c traditional doc. ...Read more

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Will physical therapy improve the posture of my body ( my pelvis is tilted and I limp,because of severe sciatica and discopathy....no scoliosis!)?

Will physical therapy improve the posture of my body ( my pelvis is tilted and I limp,because of severe sciatica and discopathy....no scoliosis!)?

It can: However it will need to be something you continue after the therapy has ended. If you stop doing the exercises then you will lose the benefits in the long run. ...Read more

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Would spinal fusion for spondilolisthesis help numbness and pain in legs and back and herinated discs?

90% success rate in : A non smoker in terms of symptom relief. This is assuming you have failed a rigorous course of non op care including: medication, physical therapy, possibly bracing and even pain management in terms of spinal injections. ...Read more

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Does nerve conductive study and emg prove nerve damage or nerve pain like sciatica? Can you have sciatic pain and normal results ftom these tests

Does nerve conductive study and emg prove nerve damage  or nerve pain like sciatica? Can you have sciatic pain and normal results ftom these tests

Shows function loss: Emg and nerve conduction studies are very good at detecting nerves that have been damaged to the point where the nerves are losing function, but are not always sensitive to less severe damage that is causing nerve irritation without loss of function, or to disease elsewhere in the body, such as in the brain or spinal cord. ...Read more

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How would sports fitness trainers treat lumbar sciatica, the pain that radiates from hip to toe?

How would sports fitness trainers treat lumbar sciatica, the pain that radiates from hip to toe?

Not recommended: Causes of sciatica should be evaluated by a sports medicine professsional in order to properly direct treatment. Pain may be coming from a herniated disk, arthritis in the neural foramina (opening in the bony spine that the sciatic nerve exits in the low back), or other areas. Physical therapy, medication, injections may be warranted depending on the severity. ...Read more

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Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Cervical Spondylosis. Pain Mgmt is helpful but they are running out of ideas. Muscle relaxants aren't working. other Tx?

Tough : Myofascial pain is tough to treat and is all about maintenance. Good manual physical therapy within myofascial release is key. Cervical spondylosis is common as we age. Hopefully your pain management provider has offered or done some diagnostic blocks to help identify your pain. Ablation therapies could possibly help. Opioids are not very effective for myofascial pain. ...Read more

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Several herniated discs in lumbar spine causing numbness in both legs, buttocks and back. Will pt correct this? Tried pt 3yrs ago. Do again?

Several herniated discs in lumbar spine causing numbness in both legs, buttocks and back. Will pt correct this?  Tried pt 3yrs ago. Do again?

Ortho or Neuro: Get an ortho or neuro consult and follow their directives. Best of luck to you. Your case is too complex to handle in this's forum. ...Read more