Doctor said, “I have sciatica”. Now, what to do?
Often, it is the initial response of sciatica patients. Afterward, they start running behind the remedies. Sciatica patients seek advice of others without knowing, what do they actually need on after diagnosing sciatica?
And, feedback they get. Nothing can cure you, or………this medicine, surgery etc.
They search internet, participate on different forums, and sometimes even uses drugs without consulting the doctor. Afterwards, asking the questions like this, I’ have used ……or ……. (Medicine) & it had affected my ……. (Body parts). Or I have …. (No.) of surgeries within these few months, but not helping to remove pains.
What do sciatica patients need to know?
After diagnosing sciatica, your first question should be. What is the reason of my sciatica?
There can be many reasons of sciatica like an injury, split disc, fracture, or the most common Piriformis syndrome. Sciatic nerve is the largest nerve of body. Whenever it is compressed, gets inflamed & degenerates. If you have been successful in diagnosing the reason behind sciatica pains, you can prevent it.
Why stretches & exercises important to avoid sciatica
Stretches & exercises have been tested & tried remedy during sciatica pains whether it’s due to piriformis or herniated disc. Surgeries or other medical treatments include chronic conditions of sciatica, pelvic injury or fracture and tumors.
“Prevention is better than cure”. Stretches & exercises are cure as well as prevention of sciatica pains. If you are feeling sciatica pains, try to comfort it through exercises & stretches .Which you can easily include in your daily life.
Take notice of Piriformis syndrome
Mostly people don’t bother, “why is Piriformis syndrome the frequent cause of sciatica”?
Piriformis is a muscle running along with your sciatic nerve. By stretching piriformis muscle, you can quickly remove sciatica pain. Piriformis syndrome is not a disease; it’s just a body disorder. Even it can hit young people. They can experience radiating pain in the buttock, posterior thigh and lower leg. The pain is exacerbated with activity, prolonged sitting, or walking.
Nobody can deny the importance of exercises to maintain a healthy life style. Before rushing to painful remedies like needles, surgery, and medicine. Always try exercises & stretches as remedy to cure. Even a change of gait can remove your sciatica. Your first & foremost possible remedy should be only exercise.