Chiropractor for sciatica nerve: if you have pain starting in your lower back and running down either one or both legs, then you may need a chiropractor with experience of dealing with sciatica. But what is it about this nerve that causes so many people such pain and discomfort at some point in their lives?
The sciatic nerve is one of the largest and most important nerves in the human body. It connects the lower body to the brain and is part of the information super-highway that allows messages to be sent to and from the brain to the muscles and smaller nerves in the limbs. When there is a problem with the sciatic nerve, these messages are interrupted, as if the signal is scrambled. The result is pain, tingling and numbness in the affected leg or legs, and lower back and buttocks. Patients with sciatica also often experience weakness in the affected areas. There are several possible causes of sciatica, all of which result in compression of the nerve. A chiropractor Edinburgh based will assess you prior to treatment to determine the most likely cause and to develop the right care and treatment options, including spinal manipulation. One of the most common causes of sciatic pain is disc herniation, more commonly known as a slipped disc. However, a chiropractor sciatica specialist will also check for spinal stenosis, or the narrowing of the spinal canal. This is common in women during pregnancy, where the foetus has pressed against the sciatic nerve in later months.
If you are experiencing any of the symptoms outlined above, then you need a chiropractor for sciatica nerve pain relief. We at Capital Chiropractic can provide the very best treatment and care for this and a range of other muscular skeletal pain issues. Visit our website at http://www.capitalchiropractic.co.uk to see our full range of services, then call us on 0131 226 1336 to make an appointment.