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Sciatica Pain: The Key to Diagnosing and Treatment

Sciatica Pain: The Key to Diagnosing and Treatment If you’re experiencing pain, weakness, tingling, or numbness in your back, buttocks, and legs, your sciatic nerve might be to blame. Sciatica pain can be caused by an injury to your sciatic nerve or an area that affects it, especially the vertebrae in your neck and back. And, while it’s an uncomfortable condition, it’s also a common one. Nearly 40 percent of people will experience it at some point during their lives., and it becomes more frequent with aging. If these symptoms sound familiar, this article is for you! Keep reading to learn about where your pain is coming from and what Read More »

Tingling Sensation in the Buttocks? A Closer Look at Sciatica

Do you suffer from a tingling sensation in the buttocks? If so, you’re in the right place! Because we’re going to take a closer look at one of the primary causes of tingling, numbness, and pain in your lower half. Sciatica (along with unruly children and persnickety bosses) is one of the most common causes of pain in the butt. It’s estimated that 40% of people will experience sciatica at some point in their lives. Keep reading to learn more about sciatica and what you can do to relieve the symptoms for good. You’ve Got Some Nerve! The Skinny on the Fattest Nerve Read More »

My sciatica and back pain; which doctor should you see first?

My sciatica and back pain; which doctor should you see first? The other day a new patient visited our office who had sciatic pain for two years and recently, has experienced “my sciatica” and back pain that has not gone away. Upon questioning the patient, we found out that she already had an MRI which showed that there were some significant problems that have continued to develop over the years. There are two ways to evaluate x rays and an MRI, the first being pathology which may be related to the pain the person has been experiencing and a second Read More »