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Posted on 02-28-2018

Sciatica Treatment with our Brentwood Chiropractor

Man with back pain due to sciatica

If you have mild to severe pain that radiates from your lower back to the side of your legs, you many have a condition called sciatica. If you have this condition and want to avoid taking steroids or other over-the-counter medications, you'll be happy to know that chiropractic treatment is a natural, noninvasive, and effective form of treatment. Our chiropractor is located in Brentwood but serves Nashville and Franklin as well.

What Causes Sciatica?

When the spinal nerve root gets compressed, it causes pain in the longest nerve in the body, which is called the sciatic nerve. This nerve begins in the lower back and goes all the way down to the legs and feet. A compressed spinal nerve is usually the result of certain spinal conditions, such as a herniated disk in the lower back, degenerative disc disease, or lumbar spinal stenosis.

Other common causes of sciatica include:

  • Pregnancy
  • Obesity
  • Sedentary lifestyle

Besides radiating pain, other common symptoms of this condition include numbness in the legs or feet, having difficulty walking, and experiencing muscle weakness.

See Our Chiropractor for Sciatica Treatment

If you suffer from sciatica, you know how debilitating this condition can be. Some people experience so much pain, that they have a hard time at work or cannot complete everyday tasks. Most medical professionals will simply prescribe pain relievers or other types of drugs that will alleviate the pain. Our chiropractor, however, will look for the root cause of the condition and treat you accordingly. If this condition goes untreated, serious complications could result, which is another reason you should seek chiropractic care.

Besides being an effective form of treatment for neck and back pain, chiropractors can also effectively treat sciatica. After evaluating you and finding the reason for your condition, our chiropractor at Maryland Farms chiropractic will set up a treatment plan, which will most likely include spinal manipulations.

Contact your Brentwood Chiropractor

Whether you have neck or back pain, sciatica, or any other condition, contact us at Maryland Farms Chiropractic at 615-309-8279 to schedule your initial consultation. We serve the Brentwood, Nashville, and Franklin areas.

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