Sciatica Blog

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

Jan 04, 2021

Sciatica from Scar Tissue

Sciatica from scar tissue is a common explanation given to postoperative patients who still have pain or develop new pain following spinal surgery.

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Oct 28, 2020

Lifetime of Sciatica

Many patients have suffered an entire adult lifetime of sciatica. These people are diminished in their physical abilities and some are completely disabled.

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Aug 18, 2020

Morton's Toe Sciatica

Morton's toe sciatica is a theory of pain which is caused by a longer than typical second toe that extends past the big toe.

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Jul 23, 2020

Sciatica Lies

As chronic pain educators, we are rather tired of hearing all the myths, misunderstandings and downright sciatica lies that are propagated in healthcare.

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Jul 10, 2020

6 Month Battle with Sciatica

6 Month Battle with Sciatica story sent in by Paul provides a look at what it is like to suffer long-term leg pain problems.

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Jun 18, 2020

Sciatica Guide

Our easy to use sciatica guide provides an outline of what every patient must do when seeking diagnosis and treatment for back and leg symptoms.

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May 20, 2020

Emergency Sciatica Treatment

Emergency sciatica treatment is rarely needed, but is often desperately sought in hospital ER settings and is usually incredibly unfulfilling.

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Apr 22, 2020

Best Drugs for Sciatica

What are the best drugs for sciatica? Can OTC medications match prescription products in terms of pain relief or are they a complete waste of time?

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Mar 25, 2020

Vitamins for Sciatica

Taking vitamins for sciatica is a holistic form of treatment, but is it effective? Which vitamins will be the most effective at helping to relieve pain?

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Feb 18, 2020

Do I Have Sciatica

Do I have sciatica? This is a question we receive often, accompanied by a list of symptoms. In order to answer, you must first understand what sciatica is.

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Feb 15, 2020

Long History of Sciatica

Steve has a long history of sciatica going back decades. He has not found any answer for his recurring pain.

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Jan 22, 2020

Sciatica or Pseudo-Sciatica

Do you have sciatica or pseudo-sciatica? Most patients have no idea and neither do their doctors. Most patients do not even know what pseudo-sciatica is

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Dec 10, 2019

Intractable Sciatica

Intractable sciatica can destroy lives and make a normal existence quite impossible. Intractable pain has become a growing burden throughout the health system.

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Nov 05, 2019

Myofascial Pain or Sciatica

Are you suffering from myofascial pain or sciatica? These types of pain are often confused with one another to the detriment of the patient.

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Oct 02, 2019

Sciatica and TMS

Sciatica and TMS are often related, since many cases of chronic sciatic nerve symptoms are triggered wholly or partially by the mindbody processes.

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Sep 04, 2019

Sciatic Nerve Compressed by Piriformis Muscle

Having the sciatic nerve compressed by piriformis muscle can cause chronic pseudo-sciatica symptoms often diagnosed as piriformis syndrome.

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Jul 24, 2019

Cox Technic for Sciatica

Cox Technic for sciatica can provide a true cure for some types of symptoms and partial relief for others. Cox is a nonsurgical spinal decompression modality.

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Jun 26, 2019

Sciatica Nightmare

Is your sciatica nightmare never-ending? Chronic pain is a very common complaint and one which doctors seem powerless to stop.

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May 15, 2019

Sciatica from Bending

Sciatica from bending is a typical patent complaint that links acute symptomatic flare-ups to the act of bending forward at the waist.

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Apr 03, 2019

Sudden Sciatica

Sudden sciatica can strike at any time and may be related to a variety of structural, disease-related and mindbody trigger mechanisms.

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Mar 06, 2019

Sciatica Depression

Sciatica depression can result from long periods of chronic symptoms and the resulting collateral effects on mindset, health, work, family and socialization.

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Feb 06, 2019

Foot Cramps

Foot cramps are a very common symptom of sciatica, often experienced while lying in bed or sitting with the feet elevated. Feet cramps can be a recurring problem for patients and might lead to insomnia or increased pain when standing or walking.

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Jan 08, 2019

Sciatica Topical Analgesics

Sciatica topical analgesics can provide some measure of symptomatic respite from severe symptoms. While topical medications will never provide a cure, they can be surprisingly effective and should always be considered as a potentially useful treatment tool.

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Nov 28, 2018

High Heels Sciatica

High heels sciatica is a very real consequence suffered by many women who regularly wear shoes with a significant sized heel. Placing fashion over anatomical form always has risks and high heels can cause sciatic nerve pain.

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Oct 31, 2018

Surgical Consultation for Sciatica

Have you scheduled a surgical consultation for sciatica? Are you fully prepared to make one of the most important decisions of your life? We certainly hope so. Spinal surgery is a very serious proposition that is taken far too lightly by many patients.

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