Is it better to take rest or continue daily works for sciatic nerve pain?

Relative Rest. is recommended, meaning after a few hours of work take a break. Generally you should have weight lifting restrictions as well. Speak with your doctor about this in more detail.
Sciatica. Light duty work is fine, no lifting, pulling, pushing, bending, long distance driving etc.

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What can I take for sciatic nerve pain it's almost to my feet?

How long? First try otc meds such as tylenol (acetaminophen) and or motrin. Most sciatic pain is self limiting and will improve with time but the symptoms can be painful and distressing. If otc meds are not helpful then see your doc to discuss other treatments. They may consider a steroid pack or stronger meds. Physical therapy is good first line treatment as well. Read more...
Gabapentin. Medicine like gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) amitriptyline, cymbalta, etc can help. I would discuss your options with your doctor to see which medications are best for you. If the medications don't help enough then consider evaluation with a pain specialist to see if interventional treatments might be better options. Read more...

Can you tell me how to know the source of my sciatic nerve pain?

Sciatic pain causes. The majority of sciatic pain is caused by nerve irritation ,impingement and imflamation of the lumbar spinal nerves that exit the spine from the l1-s1 levels and are often associated with lumbar disc hernia tigon or other disc and or spinal pathology. Most Drs. Skilled in this area should be able to make a reasonable dx. With a detailed pt. history and physical exam, MRI and Emg are important. Read more...
Sciatica. Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. Read more...

What's the best way to give a massage to a person with sciatic nerve pain?

Be gentle. Sciatic nerve pain in a lot of cases in due to the piriformis muscle. http://www.thestretchinghandbook.com/archives/piriformis-syndrome.php i love acupuncture because it will find and release the muscle spasm all at once! Read more...
Recommend. avoid flexing his hip and raising leg up into air. those movements will aggravate sciatica symptoms. Otherwise its hit or miss what might actually be an issue for the patient. Muscles can be tight and hurt if nerve is irritated, not sure that would be a problem but if it hurts patient suggest avoiding those areas with deep pressure. Read more...