Acupuncture Treats Sciatica Pain
Sciatica is pain in the lower extremity resulting from irritation of the nerve from L2 to L4 in the spine. The pain of sciatica is typically felt from the low back (lumbar area) to behind the thigh and radiating down below the knee to lower extremities. Usually only on one side of the body. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. Sciatica sometimes occurs because of trauma, extensive lifting, deterioration of disks, family history and or excess weight on the lower back due to pregnancy.
Acupuncture can help Sciatica Pain. Some patients can have immediate results, some can take a few hours, and in some cases, it can get worse before it gets better. Acupuncture promotes the healing effect for your body to heal itself and the result depends on your body’s ability to heal itself.
It depends on the duration, severity, nature of the complaint and or the ability for the body to heal itself. 3 to 20 or more treatments may be advisable to balance the body.
Acupuncture, cupping and nutrition has helped out many patients with Sciatica.
Most patients fall asleep during treatment and have no side effects!
Acupuncture prescriptions are specially designed for each patient, so points will be added or eliminated to balance the body!
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