Sciatica Relief FAQs in Vancouver, WA

What Is Sciatica?

Sciatica is a term used to describe a sciatic nerve compression. The sciatic nerve extends from your lower back, into your hip and leg, and down to your toes. The compression of the sciatic nerve is often the result of a bulging disc or a bone spur.


What Are the Symptoms of Sciatica?

There are many different symptoms of sciatica, most of which are extremely specific and can frequently change. However, the most common set of symptoms of sciatica include various types of sciatic nerve pain, numbness, and/or weakness in your buttocks, feet and/or legs, and tingling. Other symptoms may include restless leg, burning sensations, and in severe cases, incontinence.

How Is Sciatica Diagnosed?

Sciatica can be caused by many different injuries and conditions. For example, both car accidents and arthritis are common causes of sciatica. The ideal way to discover the source of your sciatica symptoms is by visiting your chiropractor in Vancouver for an examination.

What Is the Best Treatment for Sciatica?

The best treatment is completely dependent on the root cause of your symptoms as well as other criteria. There is no one specific treatment that will work for everyone, because the root cause of the symptoms must be addressed before the symptoms can be addressed.

Is Chiropractic Care a Good Treatment Option for Sciatica?

Chiropractic care in Vancouver is an effective and safe way to alleviate the pain and other symptoms of sciatica. Chiropractic adjustments can help to relieve the pressure against the nerve, which ultimately provides you with relief from the symptoms.  Many people also find relief from sciatica symptoms with nonsurgical spinal decompression, lifestyle changes, and other organic treatments.  The best way to determine the cause of your sciatica, and for safe, effective treatment recommendations is by visiting your chiropractor.

If you are experiencing symptoms of sciatica, contact Davis Family Chiropractic and Massage, PLLC to schedule a consultation.