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Is it safe to go into a hot tub if you have sciatica?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Todd Thompson
Neurosurgery
6 doctors agree

In brief: Usually

Heat can relax the back.
Unfortunately, sitting can make sciatica worse.

In brief: Usually

Heat can relax the back.
Unfortunately, sitting can make sciatica worse.
Dr. Todd Thompson
Dr. Todd Thompson
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It is safe. No worries.

In brief: Yes

It is safe. No worries.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Carl Spivak
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Yes

Pain may improve, stay the same or worsen.
It is best to try it and see and then act accordingly.

In brief: Yes

Pain may improve, stay the same or worsen.
It is best to try it and see and then act accordingly.
Dr. Carl Spivak
Dr. Carl Spivak
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