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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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