Dr. Sabrina King and Dr. Jason King are experienced chiropractors who understand the pain that comes from sciatica issues. It can be debilitating and at the very least incredibly frustrating. It is a common problem that we see in our office and afflicts the young and older folks alike. Sciatica treatment in our Virginia Beach office involves a specific diagnosis to get at the cause of the problem, followed by treatment as well as exercises and stretches to reduce the likelihood of sciatica pain in the future.
Sciatic pain is caused by the irritation of the roots of the lower lumbar where the sciatica nerve resides.. This creates pain that can shot from your lower back all the way down your leg.. Sciatica issues can have a variety of causes and understanding the cause in your specific situation will help to determine the course of treatment. Some of the most common causes are:
- pelvic injury
- degenerative discs
- herniated discs
- spinal stenosis
- pinched sciatic nerve
- piriformis syndrome
Unfortunately, another cause of sciatic pain comes from some common effects of aging such as osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. Chiropractic treatment can help to slow or limit these effects, but care must be taken.
Sciatica Treatment in Virginia Beach
You may be prescribed a list of exercises and stretches to alleviate your current condition and to prevent a return of your sciatica issues. The exercise program will be tailored around your age and other health factors, and will be specific to you. The regimen will be controlled and progressive to target the actual cause of your sciatic pain so as the serve the second purpose of preventing future recurrences of sciatica flareup. A comprehensive treatment of your sciatica may include:
- chiropractic adjustment
- massage therapy
- regular and focused stretching
- dietary changes
Call Your Virginia Beach Chiropractor Today!
You don’t have to accept the suffering and pain from sciatica. We can help you get back to the life you had before sciatica derailed you.. Give us a call today for a free consultation. Our friendly staff is ready to take your call at (757) 340-2817.