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Category Archives: Sciatica Pain

14 Feb, 2020

Sciatica: Discomfort in Our Backside

Sciatica is a very common condition that affects 10% of the population. While sciatica can literally be a pain in the backside, it doesn’t have to stay with you. Simple strategies and seeing the right physical therapist early can make a big difference in quickly healing and returning to the pain free activities you love.

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12 Dec, 2019

Sciatica and Its’ Solution

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is nerve pain affecting the lower extremity, caused by irritation or inflammation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve provides motor and sensory feedback to and from the lower extremity. It is the largest nerve in the body, and begins from nerve roots in the lumbar spine and extends through the

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23 Sep, 2019

3 Indicators to See a Physical Therapist for Sciatica

Sciatic nerves run from either side of our lower back down to each of our legs. That’s why a classic sign of sciatica is having a shooting pain on one side only. While compression of one of our sciatic nerves can literally be a “pain in the butt,” it doesn’t always require medical attention. Yet

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6 Jul, 2019

Do I Have Sciatica?

You have probably heard the term sciatica, and have probably thrown it around without having a true understanding of what it is and what is actually causing the symptoms you are experiencing. What is True Sciatica? True sciatica is actually an anatomical anomaly where the sciatic nerve runs through the piriformis (small muscle in the

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9 May, 2019

Sciatica Can Make Walking Difficult

Sciatica can make daily activities like simply walking and sitting difficult and painful. Sciatica is a very common condition that affects 10% of the population.  However, many more people suffer with sciatica-like symptoms from low back pain to numbness in the leg. You may have Sciatica if you are experiencing the following: Tenderness to the deep gluteus

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19 Dec, 2018

What REALLY is Sciatica?

By: Jason Makoutz, DPT Have you ever heard of sciatica? It’s quite for a patient to come into the clinic saying they are suffering from sciatica. However, in most cases, this is NOT actually what’s going on with them. The term sciatica tends to be thrown around and not many people have a true understanding

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23 Feb, 2016

4 Ways to Quickly Relieve Sciatica

Sciatica is a very common condition that affects 10% of the population. However, many more people suffer with sciatica-like symptoms from low back pain to numbness in the leg. These symptoms can be signs of other back problems such as mechanical low back pain or even herniated discs. How do you know if you have sciatica? Tenderness to

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