A recent study has concluded that about 40% of people will get sciatica, or irritation of the sciatic nerve, at some point in their life. Sciatica is nerve pain originating from the sciatic nerve the largest nerve in the body and is often connected with a ruptured or herniated disc. Patients suffering from Sciatica pain feel a shock of pain from the lower back to behind the thigh and radiating down below the knee.
Dr Arnie Glatter a practicing Brampton Chiropractor has more than 33 years of experience in diagnosing and treating Sciatica pain which may feel like a mild ache; a sharp, burning sensation; or extreme discomfort and is sometimes accompanied by feeling of numbness, weakness, and tingling.
Our Brampton Sciatica pain therapists help reduce sciatic pain and also provide conditioning to help prevent the pain from coming back. The therapy is mostly focused on:
- Strengthening exercises: Exercises that help strengthen the spinal column and the supporting muscles, ligaments and tendons.
- Stretching exercises: Our stretching exercises are designed to target muscles that cause pain when they are tight and inflexible.
- Low impact aerobic exercises: Light aerobic activity is advised for the exchange of fluids and nutrients to help create a better healing environment.