Sciatica is generally related to the sciatic nerve pain. This pain occurs in the lower back and typically in the back of the thighs moving down to the knee. The reason of this pain is the irritation, stiffness and numbness in the sciatic nerve which is connected to the roots in the spinal cord of your body. Your hip, buttocks and legs are the most affected by this.
The sciatic nerve has a major role in your body and most particularly in your nervous system. It is the main source of damage recognition in your entire body. Technically, it is this nerve that sends signal to your mind about the pain when a damage of any tissue or bone has been caused. Our brain thus interprets the pain in a responding communication. Pain in itself could be classified into two categories of acute pain and chronic pain which determines the diverse paths of treatment for it as one is a short term pain which could be treated easily while the other is long term and has very complex treatment and sometimes no treatment at all.
Our spinal cord and nerve fibers are beautifully protected and coordinated through our back which further spreads down in our lower lumbar from pelvis till our legs and feet. Any pressure, injury or damage caused to this part of your body can directly affect your nerves. The apparent sciatica symptoms and causes for sciatic nerve pain could be:
- Pain in your lower back
- Walking getting severely difficult
- Bending at waist could get very painful
- Pain in the movement of your lower body parts
- Pinched feeling in your hips, buttock or back of your thighs
- Numbness, tingling or weakness
- Pain in one side of your lower body
Following are a few tips to manage and deal with the sciatica pain:
Foremost of all, make sciatica exercises a daily routine. Don’t let it bring you down that you have pain in your lower back because when you will exercise, it will help you feel better. It will help in the soothing circulation of blood and fluids in various discs and pinched nerves of your…