Sciatica or Sciatic Neuritis are just set of symptoms that includes pain due to compression and irritation in one of the five spinal nerve roots of every sciatic nerve. This includes the lower back and buttock pain, numbness or weakness in legs and feet. Pins and needles sensation may also be felt as a symptom. Usually, this only manifests in a single side of a body.
This condition is mostly linked with pregnant women, causing them discomfort in walking and in delivery process. They may experience pain in their lower back and legs. So then, they are recommended to visit a chiropractor regularly for some adjustments to be done. This pain radiates along the path of sciatic nerve.
What You Got To Do With It?
For severe and ongoing pains of sciatic nerve, this must be treated as soon as possible for it not to go worse over time. There are a lot of available nonsurgical remedies that are helpful a lot and not to cost you a thing.
One thing is called the Sciatica exercises, this is a program of exercise that provides a specific, progressive, controlled and effective for treating the underlying cause of sciatic pain.
This form of exercise reduces the sciatic pain for a long term. It also promises prevention to avoid future recurrences of pain. A day of bed rest is enough. Excessive bed rest my cause the condition to get worse. Movements in exercise helps in exchanging and absorption of nutrients and fluids within the discs to prevent pressure on the sciatic nerve, keeping it healthy.
High percentage of patients will experience relief from their sciatica pain after the surgery.
The Surgical Terms of Treatment
There Are Two Options in treating Sciatica if condition extends to its severe pain. Depending on the cause and duration of the pain, one of these procedures will be considered. Either the Microdiscectomy, a small open surgery, or The Lumbar Laminectomy, means open decompression.
This surgery is considered 4 to 6 weeks after pain is not being treated by a non-surgical treatment.
Another type of surgery is the Microdiscectomy Spine Surgery, which a small portion of the bone overlapping thee nerve root or disc material under the nerve root is being removed to give relief to neutral impingement providing more rooms for the nerve to heal.
The impingement on the nerve root is the one responsible for the leg pain, patients usually feel relief for leg pain immediately of the said surgery. This surgery is performed in the following way: First, by lifting the back muscles off the bony arch or the lamina of the spine.
These muscles naturally are laid vertically that’s why they are moved out rather than cut. Now, the surgeon may now to enter the spine after removing a membrane over the nerve roots using an operating microscope to see the nerve clearly.
Every one of us never wishes to feel discomfort in our body, so it is better to do precautions and preventive measures before you may acquire these kinds of conditions. Live a healthy lifestyle or suffer the future consequences.