Sciatica

Exercise and Chiropractic Cures Firefighter with Sciatica and Low-back pain

A combination of exercise and chiropractic care may be the missing link in your sciatica treatment. Recently, a case study illustrated the benefit of chiropractic care in a 47-year old firefighter with chronic back

Staying active enhances conservative treatment of sciatica (Part 1 of 3)

This is part 1 in a series of 3 on active conservative treatment of sciatica. Studies have shown that conservative treatment can be just as effective as surgery in treating patients with low-back pain and

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The Effects of Sciatica on Your Muscles

Patients who suffer from sciatica are at risk for developing muscle atrophy. A recent British study found that patients with sciatica had decreased muscle mass, also known as muscle atrophy. Muscle atrophy occurs in people

Why Chiropractic is the Best Solution for Sciatica Pain

Sciatica and chiropractic Sciatica pain is often so debilitating that it forces people to miss work and other normal activities.  Of all patients with low-back pain, sciatica patients have the highest level of disability (1). 

5 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year. Extra stress can be particularly challenging for people with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia and migraine, since stress can exacerbate pain. If you suffer

Smoking Tied to Sciatica

Recent research suggests that smoking may increase your odds of developing chronic pain like sciatica and back pain. In a study published in the Journal of Pain, researchers surveyed 6,000 women from Kentucky to see if a number of

Chiropractic an Effective Choice for Sciatica Patients

Work-related sciatica can be one of the most challenging and expensive problem in our health care systems.  By definition, sciatica refers to pain and tenderness at some point of the sciatic nerve.  It often

Sciatica Risk Runs in Families

Scientists have discovered an additional risk factor for developing sciatic pain: your genes. Though researchers suspected that genes play a role in this often debilitating back problem, a 2012 study examined the impact of familial history

Is Sciatica Worse for Women?

If sciatica were getting graded on gender parity, it would fail to meet the marks on every test. Recent research reveals that women are more likely to suffer from chronic sciatica than men —