• TREATMENT FOR SCIATICA

     

    Sciatica is pain that radiates anywhere down the leg. The pain can run from the buttock down and can affect either one or both legs. The cause of the pain may lie in the leg itself or often more commonly is caused by problems in the lower back.

    Severe sciatica is usually caused by compression or damage to the sciatic nerve, the pain can be sharp and accompanied by tingling or numbness in the affected leg. The pain usually disappears gradually over time, but it may recur.

    Acupuncture works by promoting blood flow in order to ease pain, release tension and reduce nerve sensitivity. Usually the combined treatment is necessary to relieve trapped sciatica nerves, and with associated treatments of herbal medicine and TuiNa , cupping technics, the best results can often be achieved by 4-6 sessions.

    In our clinic, the specialists have particular knowledge in the treatment of sciatica and back pain that allows us to provide the best treatment and a long term result.