Sciatica is pain that affects the back, hip and outer side of the leg which occurs as a result of compression of a spinal nerve root in the lower back and at many patients the reason for that pain is degeneration of an intervertebral disk. Most common cause of sciatica pain is slipped or herniated disc, but the pain also can be caused by spinal injury or infection, piriformis syndrome, spinal stenosis, pregnancy as well as isthmic spondylolisthesis. The pain caused by sciatica is severe and debilitating.
Besides unbearable pain, sciatica also may cause tingling or burning sensation in the leg, weakness and numbness that affects leg and toes, shooting pain that causes difficulties to sit down or while standing up.
There are various conventional treatments for sciatica, but these methods are temporary solution. Medical experts warn that most of the steroid injections have side-effects.
Below we are going to present you several efficient methods that will lower the pressure and inflammation on the irritated sciatic nerve. With the help of these natural therapi…