The sciatic nerve starting at the back of the pelvis (sacrum), runs from the back, under the buttock, and downward through the hip area into each leg. When sciatic nerve compresses from a disc bulge or herniated disc in the lower spine it cause pain which radiates to leg.
What causes sciatica?
. Sciatic nerve compression may be because of these reasons including:
• Degeneration of disc
• Lumbar spine stenosis
• piriformis syndrome
• tumor in the spine
• Pregnancy –weight of the foetus pressing on the sciatic nerve
Symptoms of Sciatica
• Lower back pain
• pain only one leg rarely both
• Pain that originates in low back & continues along the path of the sciatic nerve
• Hip pain
• Weak, numb feeling in affected leg
• Pain sharp or shooting
• Pain aggravate or worse on movement
Homeopathic Treatment for Sciatica
When patient ask which drops, remedies, pills or formula of homeopathy treat sciatica? The answer is not same for every patient. For some people, the pain is infrequent and bearable while for others it is severe, painful and much distressing. In homeopathy other symptoms are also considered, every patient is different hence medicine is not same for all patients. Sciatica treatment in homeopathy help patient in reducing pain quickly and reduce dependence on pain killer.
Treatment of sciatica in homeopathy is excellent either it is acute and chronic. Medicines which are prescribed on root cause factor that relief or worsen pain and the type of pain patient explain can cure sciatica.
Pain killers for pain, Muscle relaxant for muscle spasm, Steroid injections for severe pain, Heat or ice application and surgery
Does physiotherapy help sciatica?
Yes, it is advised to take help from physiotherapy in sciatic pain. It relieves pain.
What should I avoid in sciatica?
Being overweight, wearing high heels, standing for a long time or sleeping on a mattress that is too hard or too soft may increase your pain
What can I do to relieve sciatic nerve pain? Can homeopathy give relief in sciatica quickly?
If medicine is prescribed according to homeopathic rules it can give relief quickly. For long standing sciatic patient it may take some time.
How to diagnose sciatica? What tests are required?
Tests to diagnose sciatica includes X-rays, MRI, CT scan, EMG i.e. electromyography.
How Does Pregnancy Cause Back Pain and Sciatica?
Low back pain is common during pregnancy. Sciatica due to herniated disc is not common in pregnancy. However baby can add pressure to your sciatic nerve.