Sciatica Nerve Pain Relief in Rockwall
The sciatic nerve extends from the lower back down through the legs, ending under the knees. When the sciatic nerve is pinched or inflamed, the resulting condition is called Sciatica nerve pain. Sciatica pain can make it difficult to perform simple activities such as standing, walking and sitting. You can find relief from sciatica by scheduling an appointment with our pain management physicians. However, there are certain symptoms that require immediate attention such as:
- Severe and intense pain
- Sudden extreme pain after a violent injury
- Trouble controlling bowels or bladder
Our Rockwall pain management clinic treats those individuals who are suffering from sciatica. To schedule an appointment, contact our Rockwall clinic for sciatica nerve pain relief.
Causes of Sciatica Nerve Pain
A pinched sciatic nerve can cause pain that may radiate from the lower back down the legs. The pain caused by sciatica can severely impact your ability to enjoy the activities you love to do. Some common causes for sciatica are:
- A tumor
- A bulging or herniated disk
- Bone spurs
- Diabetes (diabetes can damage the sciatic nerve)
Sciatica Nerve Pain Symptoms
Most people who are managing sciatica describe a burning sensation that radiates from the lower back down to one or both legs. Other symptoms of sciatica can include:
- Achy legs
- Low back pain
- Pain behind the knee
- Numbness down the leg
- Pins and needles down to the toes
Sciatica Nerve Pain Treatment
Our Rockwall pain management physicians offer a variety of treatments to help relieve sciatica. Conservative treatments are always considered first and may include:
- Hot/cold compression packs
- Physical therapy
- Epidural steroid injections
Most patients are able to recover from sciatica.
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