Sciatica is a type of nerve pain that can be incredibly uncomfortable. Because it is so painful and internal, it can interfere with many factors of daily life. If you experience sciatic pain, finding ways to deal with it is necessary to help you keep up with your regular responsibilities and life.

Identify Sciatic Pain

Sciatic pain is often most concentrated in the lower back and butt. From there, it can extend into either one or both of your legs, making it very painful to walk, sit, or do other basic movements with your back and legs. Sciatic pain can be caused by injuries, weight gain, poor posture, car accidents, or other factors. If you have experienced one or several of these things recently and are experiencing intense pain in your back, butt, and legs, this is probably sciatic pain.  

Avoid Surgery and Medication

If you have sciatic pain, it is very important that you avoid any type of surgery or medication to relieve the pain. There can be a lot of risks associated with surgery for sciatic pain since this type of pain deals with your nerves. Mistakes or complications with attempted surgical treatments could lead to more extensive nerve damage or pain. As for medication, you would probably need very strong medications or dosages to relieve this type of pain. It could be easy to form an addiction or dependence on these medicines. This would not be good since these medicines are often very expensive and temporary fixes for the insistent pain.

Invest in Chiropractic Care

Instead of seeking out surgical or medicinal treatment, you should look into chiropractic care for your sciatic pain. Unlike other procedures, chiropractic care is completely surgery-free and drug-free, which greatly decreases any risks associated with it. Chiropractic care is a safe and effective way to manage your pain. Additionally, in contrast to other methods, chiropractic care helps your body avoid future pain instead of temporarily relieving the pain.

When you live with sciatic pain, it can be incredibly difficult to get out of bed or even to find a way to sit without being in pain. This type of pain is very intense and serious. Chiropractic treatment is a way of safely and effectively dealing with sciatic pain.

If you believe or know that you are dealing with intense sciatic pain, reach out to the professionals at Tigard Chiropractic and Auto Injury here today to figure out how to alleviate it.