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Can sciatica be cured ?

Can sciatica be cured ?

Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Could sciatica be cured? Having retense for 1 month now but not much relief.

Could sciatica be cured? Having retense for 1 month now but not much relief.

Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well. ...Read more

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How can I natuurally cure sciatica?

How can I natuurally cure sciatica?

Exercise: Most sciatica pain is self-limiting but can be improved with stretching and strengthening exercises that focus on your low back and core. ...Read more

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Is it possible cure sciatica for good?

Is it possible cure sciatica for good?

Yes: Find compressed lumbar nerve decompress nerve cure with slight risk of reoccurence with most causes ...Read more

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I recently had laminectomy in aug'13, now i have gained some weight, sciatica is totally cured, is it safe for me to jog n walk to shed some pounds?

I recently had laminectomy in aug'13, now i have gained some weight, sciatica is totally cured, is it safe for me to jog n walk to shed some pounds?

Gradual is best: A gradual increase in activity would be best. Did you undergo a course of physiotherapy? If so, then you should have been given instructions on how to gradually increase your activities. If you have not, you may wish to consult your surgeon on how to safely progress activity tolerances. Other than exercise and calorie restriction, methods of weight loss include proper nutrition and hydration. ...Read more

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Can physical therapy cure sciatica? Is it possible to get rid of my sciatica with physical therapy? .

Can physical therapy cure sciatica? Is it possible to get rid of my sciatica with physical therapy?

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Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well. ...Read more

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Can there be any cure for sciatica?

Can there be any cure for sciatica?

Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any cure for sciatica?

Please let me know if there is any cure for sciatica?

Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well. ...Read more

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Is there any herb what cures or get relieve to sciatica?

Is there any herb what cures or get relieve to sciatica?

Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well. ...Read more

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I've got sciatica pain what is the best cure or medication?

I've got sciatica pain what is the best cure or medication?

conservative care : Initial treatment for sciatica includes physical therapy and over-the-counter anti-inflammatories. If your pain persists, your physician may order an MRI and you may be a candidate for epidural steroid injections. ...Read more

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Will I have sciatica for the rest of my life or is there a cure?

Will I have sciatica for the rest of my life or is there a cure?

Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible there is a conclusive cure for piriformis sciatica?

Is it possible there is a conclusive cure for piriformis sciatica?

Surgery Perhaps: Typically medications, therapy, injections and exercise programs can help take care of most of the symptoms. If these do not help enough and the pathology is significant for the type of piriformis syndrome that entraps the sciatic nerve then surgery may be the last resort. I would seek out a surgeon that does this a lot since its not a common surgery. ...Read more

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Can sciatica in the legs be cured?

Can sciatica in the legs be cured?

Sciatic pain: The sciatic pain can be caused by spinal stenosis, nerve impingement ... Most sciatica pain will improve with time, exercise, and physical therapy. If your pain persists, other treatment might include medication, injections, weight management, acupuncture and chiropractic. If you fail all of these treatment, surgical evaluation is beneficial. ...Read more

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There is a pain in my left leg(calf area) specially when i ride a motorbike,and i even have sciatica problem..what steps should i take to cure it?

There is a pain in my left leg(calf area) specially when i ride a motorbike,and i even have sciatica problem..what steps should i take to cure it?

Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well. ...Read more

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Male age 37 having sciatica pain in right leg please tell precautions and cure?

Male age 37 having sciatica pain in right leg please tell precautions and cure?

Time is biggest: Healer! 90% with sciatica due to disc herniation get better without surgery independent of any treatment . Treatment can include: medication, injections, activity modification, physical therapy, acupuncture/chiropractic. For those having indicated surgery, the success is 90-95% if one is not a smoker or morbidly obese. Regular exercise, not smoking & sleep habits key as is good body mechanics. ...Read more

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30yrold.Had sciatica last year.With yoga,walking it got cured.Now it is back again.Legs burn when i do yoga.Will it recover again or surgery is must?

30yrold.Had sciatica last year.With yoga,walking it got cured.Now it is back again.Legs burn when i do yoga.Will it recover again  or surgery is must?

Likely to improve : Disk material softens with time so most often surgery can be avoided particularly if no significant loss of feeling or strength occurs. A good Neurology exam might be able to better reassure you. ...Read more

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How to cure low back pain quickly?

How to cure low back pain quickly?

Stretch/Rest: Rest, stretching, learning core strengthening exercises and using nsaids to help are the best ways to help back pain. Otherwise, if it persists see your doctor for other options. ...Read more

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Why and how can I cure low back pain after basketball workouts?

Why and how can I cure low back pain after basketball workouts?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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Why and how to cure low back pain after yoga workouts?

Stop yoga: Unless it's due to muscle soreness because of poor conditioning, stop any activity that's causing you significant pain and go consult your physician. ...Read more

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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