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What Can I Do To Help With Sciatic Pain
I've been in bed for a week with horrible sciatic pain. What can I do to help alleviate the pain & become mobile? I have 3 lumbar discs herniations.
See your doctor: At this point, i would suggest that you see your doctor to discuss other treatment options such as physical therapy, chiropractic care, epidural steroid injections or medications such as muscle relaxants of anti-inflammatory meds. Surgery can be considered if all else fails. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Someone recommended ruta graveolens to help with sciatic nerve pain. Can you tell me if this could work?
I have sciatic nerve issues & no insurance. I can't exercise because the pain is intense and taking over-the-counter medications don't help. Advice?
Can I use a tens unit as much as needed for sciatic pain? It seems to help. Or is it my imagination?
TENS is real: A TENS unit 'closes the gate'. It helps block pain with your body's own natural mechanisms. If you overuse it, the effect can lessen. Usual recommendations are Usually for 30-60 minutes up to 4 times daily. Sciatica isn't only from pressure on the sciatic nerve in the back, despite what many docs think. Make sure you get an eval by a physiatrist or a really good Manual Physical Therapist. ...Read more
Dr I have a sciatic pain since 2010 when i tried so many treatments but im still sick please help me thank u?
I have been having pretty bad sciatic nerve pain for the last 3 weeks. Do I need to seek medical help or can I do something on my own to help it?
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