Sciatica refers to the intense, shooting pains in the sciatic nerve. This is a large nerve that begins in the lower back and extends down the buttock and the back of the leg. Sciatic pain occurs when this nerve becomes irritated or compressed due to an underlying condition in the back or buttocks.
Sciatic pain is a relatively common problem, but it affects everyone a little differently. With some patients, the pain can reach debilitating levels that disrupt their daily lives. With others, pain levels are comparatively low and never become more than a minor nuisance.
See a physiotherapist sooner to ease pain and help you with:
The simple answer is to get help quickly. Are you like many people experiencing sciatic pain who put off treatment in the hope that it might go away? The bad news is it’s unlikely to happen. Delaying treatment could make solving the issue harder once you do take action.
Our experienced physiotherapists will deliver a combination of hands-on treatment to get your muscles and joints moving properly again. Additionally, they will provide you with some specific strengthening exercises to prevent reaggravation.
If you are sick and tired of putting up with sciatic pain, simply enter your details to secure a Sciatic Pain Assessment from our experienced physio team. This session will provide you with a clear explanation of what’s wrong, and a comprehensive treatment plan to solve the problem so you can get back to enjoying life.