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Is going to the gym good for sciatica?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Lundin
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: See a PT

Seeing a pt to learn the exercises and stretches that are best for sciatica is important.
Ask for a good referral from your gp.

In brief: See a PT

Seeing a pt to learn the exercises and stretches that are best for sciatica is important.
Ask for a good referral from your gp.
Dr. David Lundin
Dr. David Lundin
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management

In brief: Exercise is Good

But if it aggravates your pain too much you may need to slow down.
Suggest seeing musculoskeletal spine specialist that can direct the exercise program and possible treatment options that can help accelerate your recovery.

In brief: Exercise is Good

But if it aggravates your pain too much you may need to slow down.
Suggest seeing musculoskeletal spine specialist that can direct the exercise program and possible treatment options that can help accelerate your recovery.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Sometimes

Stretching and low back exercises can help sciatica, but not always.

In brief: Sometimes

Stretching and low back exercises can help sciatica, but not always.
Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
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