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Do you regularly experience pain and discomfort in your lower back, glutes, thighs or legs? Have you found that walking or standing is painful while sitting or lying down offers some relief? Are you noticing a lack of ability to perform everyday activities, and is that lack making a noticeable difference in your happiness and success? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it’s time to come visit us here at Lott Chiropractic.
If you live in Lincoln and need help with sciatica, you can’t go wrong with Lott Chiropractic. Our experienced team has seen countless cases just like yours and knows exactly how to treat your condition with safe, natural and compassionate services, individualized to you. We have served Lincoln and surrounding areas for years, and we would love to help you next.
Sciatica is an inflammation or irritation of the sciatic nerve, which can be caused by a huge range of factors. This nerve originates in the lower back, then branches and runs down the back of each glute and into each thigh. It is the largest nerve in the body, and one of the most common to cause pain and discomfort.
One of the most common causes of sciatica is a herniated disc. Discs are the jelly-filled sacs that sit between each vertebra and serve to support your spine and ensure that vertebrae do not rub together. When one of these discs ruptures, the jelly may leak out, pressing on the nerve that runs through your spinal column and causing discomfort or even extreme pain. Other causes include bone growth, muscle problems, tumors and internal bleeding, among others.
Because the sciatic nerve is so large, you may feel it in any number of areas in the body. Some people feel it in their lower backs, the lumbar region, while others experience it in their glutes, their thighs or the backs of their knees. In addition to pain, you may feel symptoms such as:
If you have any of these symptoms, it’s important to see a chiropractor for help today. We will not only diagnose the issue, we will form a treatment plan right away so that you can go back to enjoying life as normal as soon as possible.
Are you ready to make an appointment with a chiropractor in Lincoln? Please give us a call today at 402-489-0777 or request an appointment through our website. We look forward to seeing you soon.