Acupuncture Treatment for Sciatica
What is Sciatic Nerve Pain?
Sciatic nerve pain is caused by an impingement of the sciatic nerve in the lower back. It is a very condition and the pain will be felt radiating down the buttock and leg. The pain may also result in numbness, burning sensation, and tingling sensation. Sciatic nerve pain may arise suddenly or gradually and the symptoms can range from mild numbness to excruciating pain. These are the common causes of sciatica:
- Herniated disk in the lower back
- Stiffness and compression in the piriformis muscle of the lower back
- Degenerative disc disease
- Lumbar spinal stenosis
Usually, the sciatic pain is a symptom of an underlying medical condition of the lower back. Acute injury or long-term degeneration of the lumbar arear can cause the compression of the sciatic nerve.
Sciatica treatment in acupuncture works well for most of the people. Read on to find out how acupuncture relieves sciatic pain and the best place to avail acupuncture treatment for sciatica.
Types of Sciatic Pain
As mentioned above, Sciatic nerve pain may arise suddenly or gradually and the symptoms can range from mild numbness to excruciating pain. It affects one side of the body. People with sciatic nerve pain often have the symptoms such as pain in the buttocks or leg that worsens with sitting, burning, tingling, or searing pain down the leg, weakness, numbness or difficulty moving the leg or foot, constant pain on one side of the buttocks, shooting, and sharp pain which makes it difficult to stand.
Acupuncture for Sciatic Nerve Pain
Acupuncture is a very effective treatment for Sciatica nerve pain as it does not bring any side effects. Acupuncture targets the sciatic nerve to help relax the muscles and regulate flow along the leg pain path. Based on the patient’s constellation of issues, different acupuncturists will use different protocols. This may include inserting the needles inside of the lower ankle or along the wrist. These points will be able to send blood flow to areas appropriate in healing the sciatic nerve pain.
Why Choose Jayanth Acupuncture for Sciatica Treatment?
For the best acupuncture treatment in Chennai, we are one of the best acupuncture clinics in Chennai. Our Acupuncture practitioner target the sciatic nerve to help relax the muscles and regulate flow along the leg pain path for the best relief possible. we are the only Certified Zhu's Scalp Acupuncturist in Chennai / TamilNadu / SouthIndia especially in the field of Neurological Disorders.