Are you experiencing pain, weakness, tingling, and numbness in areas of your leg, foot, lower back, and buttock? These symptoms can interrupt your daily health routines and may put strain on your health and personal satisfaction. In any of these cases you may be suffering from the medical condition, sciatica. This medical term addresses symptoms including compression, inflammation, or lower back irritation in nerve roots that meet with the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve runs all the way down the leg, extending to the toes. Now that you know a background to Sciatica, you may be wondering what now? What can be the steps taken to eliminate your pain and discomfort that you are experiencing?
Physical Therapy and Sciatica in Red Bank and Wall, NJ
Sciatica may be caused by several health issues, including herniated disc, pregnancy, spinal degeneration or misalignment, or trauma. In any of these cases, physical therapy can be the answer to your problem. Physical therapy can effectively fight off the symptoms that you may be facing by exercising your muscles and restoring strength and normal health to your body. In any case of sciatica, physical therapy treatments may vary. Physical Therapists at Monmouth Pain and Rehabilitation in Red Bank and Wall can help you take control of your health and kick Sciatica to the ground. Here is a list of treatments that our Physical Therapists in Red Bank and Wall may utilize to help eliminate sciatica.
- Cold/Heat Massage
- Low Level Laser Therapy
Ultrasound and Sciatica
The ultrasound physical therapy practice can treat sciatica by lessening pain and stiffness. If you are experiencing symptoms, such as muscles spasms or cramps, ultrasounds can help diminish these issues through the use of sound waves.
Massage and Sciatica
The use of massage in physical therapy at our Red Bank and Wall office can be a healing method to sciatica. Tissue massages to the lower back can help release the pain that is disrupting the sciatic nerves.
The physical therapy practice of cold/heat therapies at Monmouth Pain and Rehabilitation can also be a healing method to sciatica. In this method, heat increases circulation to the area of the body that is experiencing pain and inflammation.
Low Level Laser Therapy
Our Physical Therapists in Red Bank and Wall may use Low Level Laser Therapy to heal and restore damaged cells due to sciatica. This practices accomplishes this by utilizing infrared or near-infrared light used in laser therapy. The outcome of this therapy can be to arise functionality in the nerves as well as to cause an increase in circulation.
A method to treating sciatica by Physical Therapy at Monmouth Pain in Red Bank and Wall, may be through the practice of electrotherapy. This method can eliminate pain by allowing for an interception and disruption of pain signals that the brain is receiving.
Our physical therapists at Monmouth Pain and Rehabilitation can treat sciatica through exercise. Therapeutic can restore and increase motion, flexibility, and strength.
Chiropractic for Sciatica in Red Bank and Wall
Chiropractic treatment may also be an alternative drug free and pain-free way to treat Sciatica. Misalignment of the spine may result to damaged nerves causing sensations including pain, numbness, and tingling. Our team of Chiropractors use this treatment to help address and eliminate the cause of pain.
Visit our Office in Red Bank and Wall
Don’t let Sciatica keep you down. Comprehensive Physical Therapy practices are available at Monmouth Pain and Rehabilitation in Red Bank and Wall, NJ. Our team of Physical Therapists can work with you to help you regain confidence, happiness, and comfort in your health.
Contact our office at (732) 845-1377 for a complimentary consultation for new patients.