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What are the best medicines for sciatica pain. Its been about 8 weeks ongoing?

What are the best medicines for sciatica pain. Its been about 8 weeks ongoing?

Medical supervision: Medical treatment is the first line of treatment for sciatica. The three types of medications are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, muscle relaxants, and narcotic analgesics. These medications should be taken under medical supervision. After 8 weeks of pain, you may need more intensive treatment, such as injections or surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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Help please? What is the best OTC for sciatica?

Help please? What is the best OTC for sciatica?

Core Strengthening: Best otc care for sciatica is core strengthening, stretching, ice/heat and using nsaids as long as you don't have any major medical issues. Otherwise, see your doctor for more detailed evaluation and/or physical therapy. ...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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I have sciatica! please tell me the best way to manage this pain?

I have sciatica! please tell me the best way to manage this 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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Whats the best way to recover from sciatica do you soak, or strech, what?

Whats the best way to recover from sciatica do you soak, or strech, what?

Sciatica alternative: Outside of stretching and exercise, alternatives to healing sciatica are massage, acupuncture, heat, topical heating gels, chiropractic care, feldenkrais, physical therapy, Motrin for pain, natural supplements such as arnica to decrease inflammation. ...Read more

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I am having sciatica what precaution i should use and what are the best treatment option?

I am having sciatica what precaution i should use and what are the best treatment option?

1'st of all who gave: U the Dx. By Ur description it does not tell us any symptoms. Can B due 2 a disk in the lumbar spine, & can cause pain, numbness, & weakness of the muscles that the specific nerve root innervates. Was there an injury? Best advice is 4 U 2 C a fellowship trained spine surgeon 4 eval. General precautions R avoid anything that makes it worse, & get in 4 an eval. ...Read more

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Wat is the best way to treat sciatica pain and does running affect it?

Wat is the best way to treat sciatica pain and does running affect it?

Mostly Time: 90% with sciatica due to disc herniation get better without surgery independent of any specific treatment -time is biggest healer. Treatment can include: medication, injections, activity modification, physical therapy, acupuncture & chiropractic. Regular exercise in terms of cardiovascular/stretching/core(stomach-back-leg) strengthening while stqying trim & not smoking. Running fine if no pain ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sciatica pain?

What is the best treatment for sciatica pain?

Options: You have multiple options, the mainstay of treatment are interdisciplinary and include physical therapy, acupuncture, medications (anti-inflammatories, nerve pain agents) and epidural steroid injections. Depending on your response surgery may need to be considered. There continue to be emerging technologies to treat sciatica in a minimally invasive fashion. ...Read more

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What is the best non-medicinal treatment for sciatica?

What is the best non-medicinal treatment for sciatica?

PT : Get into a physical therapy program, try chiropractics, accupuncture. If this fails see your orthopaedic specialist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best treatment for sciatica?

Can you tell me what is the best treatment for sciatica?

Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Sciatica (Definition)

Sciatica is a symptom describing 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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