While sciatica might commence as nagging lower back pain, it can swiftly escalate into incapacitating agony, radiating down your legs, and even extending to your calf. This condition arises when the sciatic nerve faces compression or impingement at its spinal root. Some of the leading causes of sciatic nerve pain and impingement encompass:
The hallmark of sciatica pain is an intense shooting sensation that emanates from your lower back, traverses your buttock, courses through the back of your thigh, and extends to your calf. This pain, sometimes described as a burning feeling, can vary from a persistent ache to a sharp, electric-like shock. While sciatic nerve pain might strike at isolated points along the nerve’s path, it often follows a continuous trajectory. Prolonged sitting or standing, reaching, sneezing, and minor movements can trigger or exacerbate this discomfort.
Sciatic nerve pain may begin subtly, but it has the potential to escalate over time, becoming chronic if unattended. However, the silver lining lies in chiropractic intervention. Our approach, combining top-tier chiropractic care, deep tissue sciatic massage, and tailored stretching exercises within physical therapy, yields promising results. Traction therapy and flexion-distraction therapy may also find application, decompressing the spine and alleviating pressure from bulging discs. These evidence-backed sciatica treatment techniques are proven to alleviate pain, bolster recovery, and foster positive outcomes for many sciatica patients.
If you seek the finest chiropractor for sciatica, we invite you to connect with our Portland or Salem offices today. We accept most major health insurance plans and collaboratively work with patients to effectively address sciatica concerns.
Best chiropractic place in the city. I have issues with my back and have been trying to find a good chiropractor and every place always looks shady and gross. This place looks amazing and the people there are very welcoming! Definitely recommend. 5 STARS!
I was in a car accident and was suffering from severe back and neck pain so I scheduled an appointment with Pacific Chiropractic & Wellness Center. From my first appointment, I met a team of true professionals. Staff was welcoming and very knowledgeable. They developed a plan that worked with my schedule which included adjustments, massage therapy and …
The staff here is professional & friendly. The massages are incredible & adjustments as well. 10/10 would recommend this place. If you need any assistance the staff is always there to help. I’ve been coming here for years & I’ve always been satisfied with the work they do here.
If you are looking for the perfect place for recovery after a car accident or a work injury and for a quick return to your no pain daily normal life – this clinic is the best. Doctor treats the patients in the varies ways according to the patients’ conditions and desires. The massage therapists are doing great professional job. I highly recommend this …
I was surprised by an outstanding service they have here. They helped me all the way from the start to the finish. And after the treatment was I over I received a thank you letter with gift card. That’s amazing. Oh and should I mention my neck pain was gone.
Came to this clinic after being involved in a car accident. Everyone that works here made the experience with the insurance agencies and paperwork very stress free. The Chiropractors were very comfortable and knowledgeable. Over all had a great experience and would recommend this clinic to anyone.