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Sciatica – The Treatable Symptom of Illness

If you haven’t heard of sciatica before, it is actually a symptom of an illness and not the illness itself. Most people do not know the term for this kind of illness. They tend to refer to this condition as the pain that goes up and down the leg, especially at the back part of it. As sciatica is not an illness but merely one of the symptoms of it, it is vital that you ask your doctor about the pain that you might be experiencing at the moment. It is important for you to come up with a proper diagnosis because only with the right diagnosis that the right treatment can be given to you.

It helps if you get to know about the origin of sciatica. However, before that you might want to know about how the actual illness occurs in the first place. Your condition might have originated from your herniated disc. Pain can be ridded off, but you must know the real cause of your illness. If you don’t know the real cause of your illness, you might not be able to eliminate the cause and thus pain can’t be ridded off effectively. As a result, sciatica remains as one of the symptoms of your illness.

If you rely on traditional pain killers you might not be able to address your problem for good. The conventional pain killers prevent you from feeling the pain but at the same time they prevent your body’s natural ability to fight with the pain. If you have sciatica, you will continue feeling the pain unless an effective remedy that brings no side effects is used.

When the pain gets worse, you might need to undergo a surgical operation to repair the damage. You can opt for cortisone injections and rely on NSAIDs. Surgery should be your last option, while the remaining two options are mostly associated with drugs, so you can’t really benefit from these treatments in the long run. Using hot packs to treat sciatica is a good alternative, but you could benefit more from a natural pain killer that not only kills the pain but also heals the damaged area.

3 comments

  1. Soto says:

    I tried the mall chiropractic, medicine, meditation, mediation, rolfing, even witchcraft. The only thing that I could administer, that helped, was the Quinlan cocktail: Gin and Valium (taken in moderation of course – Karen can tell you how much is too much). The closest relief I had to that was cortisone shots from a doc, but he eventually said he couldn’t inject anymore

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