Sciatica Blog

Welcome to the Sciatica Blog. Here, you can follow all of our updates and stay current on the field of sciatica care.

Nov 29, 2017

Difference Between Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

What is the difference between sciatica and lower back pain? We provide understandable answers that clarify this question once and for all.

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Oct 18, 2017

Pronated Foot Sciatica

Pronated foot sciatica describes pain that occurs due to over-pronation of the foot which causes flat-footedness, as well as altered gait and posture.

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Sep 20, 2017

Sciatica and Spinal Cord Injury

Sciatica and spinal cord injury are often found in patients who are functionally-limited, but still maintain some degree of sensation in the lower body.

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Aug 23, 2017

Spinal Syrinx Sciatica

Spinal syrinx sciatica can result from hydromyelia or syringomyelia conditions virtually anywhere in the spinal cord.

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Jul 19, 2017

Sciatica from Flat Feet

Sciatica from flat feet can exist due to several theorized causative mechanisms. However, the solution to all is usually simple.

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Jun 21, 2017

Sciatica Caused by Surgery

Sciatica caused by surgery is far more common than people think. In fact, many surgical procedures are directly responsible for causing sciatica.

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May 24, 2017

Sciatica from Lifting

Sciatica from lifting can occur due to spinal injury, cumulative degeneration or other nonspinal causation. Learn how lifting can cause sciatica.

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Apr 25, 2017

Meaning of Sciatica

The exact meaning of sciatica can be a confusing topic for patients who suffer from lower back, buttocks, leg or foot pain, but are not sure about the definitive cause of their symptoms.

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Mar 21, 2017

Sciatica Tips

Learn some valuable sciatica tips that can minimize the duration and severity of symptoms. While curing sciatica is difficult, managing it can be easier for some patients.

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Feb 21, 2017

Magnetic Therapy for Sciatica

Magnetic therapy for sciatica is a home-based remedy that offers an alternative approach to pain management. Do magnets help relieve sciatica?

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Jan 17, 2017

Nerve Block for Sciatica

Is your doctor recommending a nerve block for sciatica? Learn about these common moderate back pain treatment options before deciding.

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Jan 05, 2017

Sciatica Ordeal

Sciatica Ordeal story, sent in by Abhay, provides a personal glimpse at lower back and leg pain.

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Dec 20, 2016

Mindbody Medicine for Sciatica

Mindbody medicine for sciatica provides an alternative and extremely effective treatment path for patients with nonstructurally-motivated pain.

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Nov 23, 2016

Fractured Vertebra Sciatica

Fractured vertebra sciatica can be caused by acute vertebral break presentations or might be the result of arthritic activity after a fracture heals.

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Oct 26, 2016

Holistic Sciatica Treatment

Holistic sciatica treatment describes methods of care that treat the whole patient, instead of just focusing on the specific symptoms of low back, buttocks and leg pain.

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Oct 09, 2016

Mindbody Connection to Sciatica

Mindbody Connection to Sciatica story, sent in by Patti, describes symptoms that might have a distinct link to emotional life trauma.

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Oct 05, 2016

Sciatica Caused by Injury

Sciatica caused by injury is a common diagnostic conclusion when symptoms follow a traumatic event. However, this verdict is not always accurate.

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Sep 07, 2016

Sciatica Shoe Inserts

Sciatica shoe inserts are marketed to patients who want to find relief when standing. Learn the facts about shoe inserts for sciatica.

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Aug 10, 2016

Sciatica FAQ

Sciatica FAQ are frequently asked questions about sciatic nerve pain. Find the answers to all the most common questions about sciatica right here.

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Jul 06, 2016

Sciatic Nerve Decompression

Sciatic nerve decompression can be performed on the nerve itself or can target the spinal nerve roots that form the sciatic. Learn about various methods of decompression therapy for sciatica.

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Jun 28, 2016

Surgery Did Not Help Sciatica

Surgery Did Not Help Sciatica story sent in by Susan details several failed procedures for sciatic nerve symptoms.

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Jun 08, 2016

Second Opinion on Sciatica

Getting a second opinion on sciatica is always a good idea before beginning any type of treatment. Sciatica can be caused by many factors and mistaken diagnosis is a common problem.

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Apr 26, 2016

OTC Sciatica Medicine

OTC sciatica medicine allows patients to treat their own pain at home, without the expense or risks of RX drugs.

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Mar 24, 2016

Combined Care for Sciatica

Combined care for sciatica describes a therapy approach using multiple treatment methods concurrently in an effort to markedly decrease pain.

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Feb 25, 2016

Alleviate Sciatica

Patients with severe symptoms seek to alleviate sciatica through any means necessary. Learn some of the best practices towards sciatica relief in this easy to follow guide.

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