Sciatica Pain

5 Jan, 2021

How long does sciatica last?

Are you one of the many people who suffer from lower back pain that spreads into one of your legs? This is known as sciatica, and it can make it difficult to get through your daily activities or to simply relax.  Sciatica occurs when the sciatic nerve — a long nerve in your lower back

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2 Jan, 2021

What are the best sleeping positions for sciatica?

Living with sciatica is challenging in many ways. The pain in your lower back and legs makes it difficult to move around to sit comfortably. It even affects your ability to get a good night’s sleep.  The burning, tingling sensation along the sciatic nerve is caused by irritation from pressure on the nerve. To get

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5 Dec, 2019

Undergoing physical therapy? Look for these signs of sciatica improving

Sciatica is a very hard condition to deal with. Compression or irritation of the long sciatic nerve that originates in the lower back and runs down both legs can result in pain, tingling, numbness and muscle weakness that disrupts nearly every aspect of your life. Causes for sciatica can include something as simple as a

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10 Sep, 2019

Three common questions about dry needling for sciatica

Dry needling is a physical therapy method that can be used to treat sciatica and many other conditions. This technique is also called trigger point therapy, and it uses thin needles that look like those used in acupuncture. However, this therapy method is different from acupuncture because it’s based on modern Western medical research. Are

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4 Sep, 2019

Three tips to prevent sciatica while driving

Sciatica can be very difficult to deal with. The leg pain, muscle weakness, shooting pain, tingling and numbness in the extremities can put a damper on nearly any activity, including your ability to drive. If you need to make a long car trip for any reason, whether for work or pleasure, contending with sciatic symptoms

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7 Feb, 2019

How to relieve lower back pain fast

You may be aware that physical therapists can help you figure out how to relieve lower back pain fast. However, you may not be sure how you can ease this pain before your first appointment. Fortunately, there’s a physical therapy team that can help temporarily relieve your pain. At Rehab Access, our therapists have seen

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20 Feb, 2018

Tips for Relieving Sciatica Pain

Do you have back pain or sciatica? In a study reported in the journal Orthopedics, 650 people were examined for low back pain or sciatica. About 25% had reported an episode of sciatica in the past 6 months of the study. This shows how common sciatica really is. Sciatica is a term used to describe

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