Medical Care/Pain Management for Sciatica in Monmouth & Ocean County
Shrewsbury, Freehold, Wall, & Lacey NJ rehabilitation and pain management facilities offers hope for sufferers of sciatica through conservative medical treatment, including Epidural Steroid Injections
What is Sciatica?
Sciatica is defined as pain along the course of the sciatic nerve. This pain, which can vary in intensity, runs from the lower back through the buttock, back of the thigh, calf, and foot. Other symptoms may include muscle weakness, numbness, or tingling. Movement of the affected extremity may intensify or alleviate the pain, or it may have no effect at all. Every sciatica patient experiences the condition differently.
When functioning normally, the sciatic nerve sends signals to the brain from the muscles. It also acts as a conduit between the legs and the brain to transmit sensory information. Sciatica affects and alters these functions.