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Title: Sciatic Nerve Damage – Causes And Treatment


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Sciatic Nerve Damage Causes, Symptoms And
Treatment
By MyHealthPharma
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  • Sciatica is an ailment characterized by lower
    back pain that radiates from back to hip to back
    of thigh to ankle or feet.
  • It usually affects one leg. However, in advance
    cases, both legs are affected.

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Statistics
  • 4 out of 5 people suffer from Sciatica
  • 80 to 90 percent people experience it during
    their lifetime
  • More common in individuals between 30 and 50
    years of age
  • More severe in women

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Causes
  • Herniated Disk Bulging Or Ruptured Disc In The
    Spine
  • Pressure On Nerve Roots
  • Spinal Stenosis Narrowing Of Spinal Canal

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  • Bony outgrowths (spurs) along the joints
  • Compressed or pinched nerve due to injury

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Signs and Symptoms
  • Radiating pain from lower back to hip to thigh to
    ankle or feet
  • Sharp burning sensation
  • Electric-shock-like pain
  • Tingling and numbness

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  • Weakness of leg(s)
  • Aggravation on sneezing, coughing or prolonged
    sitting
  • Amelioration on movements that extend spine
    walking or lying down

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Diagnosis
  • Diagnosed symptomatically
  • Limited straight leg raise (SLR)
  • X-ray
  • MRI scan

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Treatment
  • Medications
  1. Painkillers Acetaminophen (Generic Tylenol), or
    Naproxen (Generic Aleve), or any other NSAIDs
  2. Powerful muscle relaxants or narcotic painkillers
  3. Steroidal injections in spine

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Prevention
  • Lower back exercise
  • Appropriate posture during sitting and sleeping
  • Avoid lifting heavy weights

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To Know more
Sciatic Nerve Damage
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MyHealthPharma Trusted Online Pharmacy
8369 NW 66 ST A1522, MIAMI, FL 33166
myhealthpharmanews
_at_MyHealthPharma
1(430)342-0255
myhealthpharma
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