It is a set of symptoms, dominated by pain. It can be caused by complete compression or irritation of one of the five spinal nerve roots, which together form the sciatic nerve. From the roots l4, l5, s1, s2, s3, (lat. N. Ischiadicus). The pain is localized in the lower back, and spreads over the buttocks, down the legs to the feet. It can be accompanied by weakness, numbness, sensations in the form of burning, burning, or as a needle puncture, it creates difficulties during daily activities.
CLINICAL PICTURE FOR Sciatica
The intensity of radiating pain can vary, from mild to very severe
The pain usually occurs on one side
One part of the patient has sharp pain in one part of the leg or hip, and stiffness in other parts
The sensation of pain can be only in the back, but also to spread to the foot
The pain usually starts slowly, occurs after standing, sitting, at night during sleep,
coughing, laughing, after sneezing.
Pain occurs when bending the torso forward (torso flexion), backward
(torso extension), during prolonged walking.
Numbness, paresthesias, or muscle weakness along the nerve.
Paresthesias in the form of tingling, or needle stings, loss of sensation in the toes, or part of the foot.
Loss of control of function, bladder or intestines. This is better known as Cauda Equina damage, popularly known as horsetail, and requires urgent treatment.
THERAPY CENTER HYROPHYSICAL FOR Sciatica
- Manual non-invasive method
- Cryotherapy or thermotherapy
- Laser therapy
- Educating the patient for protective positions during:
- Lifting objects
- Lying on your side as well as on your back
- Moderate walking
- Correction of posture when sitting at work
- Regular changes in body position at work while sitting
- Application of regular exercises (kinesitherapy) at home
Depending on the assessment, as well as the clinical picture of the patient, the therapy is determined.
We are guided by an individual approach for each patient, regardless of the diagnosis.
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