We've treated a lot of women and men in our Westfield, Cicero, Lapel, Fishers and Carmel, IN office who are hurting from sciatica, and it's an issue that can result in tremendous agony and difficulties. The good news is that you don't have to endure this, because chiropractic care is a great way to get you out of pain.
The sciatic nerve is one of the most significant nerves in your body, and goes from your spine, through your pelvis, and down the back of your leg. Because this crucial nerve extends through so many tiny spaces, it's vulnerable to being irritated or pinched.
In some cases sciatic pain arises in the lower back where the nerves leave the spinal column; in other cases the nerve can be irritated as a result of the piriformis muscle in the pelvis.
One of the first things Dr. Dahlager will do is conduct a careful evaluation that will help locate the actual root cause of your distress. This might not even be precisely where you're feeling discomfort, as the nerve can be compressed much higher up in your body than where you're feeling the tingling or numbness.
Once we've recognized the cause of your symptoms, we'll be able to start working towards rebuilding the normal function of your spine and sciatic nerve. Removing restrictions or tightness on the nerve will then relieve the symptoms.
Our office is conveniently located in Westfield, Cicero, Lapel, Fishers and Carmel, IN and we are currently accepting new patients. Give our office a call today at (317) 214-7218 and we'll get you scheduled as soon as possible.
Orlin JR, Didriksen A. Results of chiropractic treatment of lumbopelvic fixation in 44 patients admitted to an orthopedic department. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2007;30:135-139.