Sciatica Chiropractor Bryant AR
What Causes Sciatica?
Sciatica refers to the pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which extends from the lower back, through the hips, buttocks, and down each leg. The most common cause of sciatica is a herniated or slipped disc in the lumbar spine. When the soft inner material of a disc protrudes and presses against the sciatic nerve, it can cause inflammation and pain. Other potential causes of sciatica include spinal stenosis, a condition characterized by the narrowing of the spinal canal, which can compress the nerve roots, as well as degenerative disc disease, where the discs in the spine gradually deteriorate with age. Additionally, muscle spasms, injuries, such as a fall or car accident, and certain medical conditions like spondylolisthesis or piriformis syndrome can also contribute to the development of sciatica. Understanding the underlying causes of sciatica is crucial for effective treatment and management, as it helps healthcare professionals develop targeted approaches to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and restore functionality.
Sciatic Pain Treatment At Clearstone Chiropractic Center
At Clearstone Chiropractic Center in Bryant, AR, we offer spinal decompression therapy, along with other therapy modalities, as a highly effective treatment for sciatica.
Spinal Decompression Therapy For Sciatica
Sciatica often occurs due to compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve, typically caused by a herniated or slipped disc in the lumbar spine. Spinal decompression therapy provides a non-surgical and drug-free approach to alleviate this compression and relieve sciatic nerve pain.
During spinal decompression therapy, we gently stretch the spine, creating negative pressure within the discs. This negative pressure helps to retract or reposition the herniated disc, reducing the pressure on the sciatic nerve and alleviating pain. Spinal decompression therapy also promotes the intake of oxygen, nutrients, and fluids into the affected area, stimulating the body's natural healing process and reducing inflammation.
Moreover, spinal decompression therapy helps to enhance the overall health and stability of the spinal structures, which is crucial for managing sciatica. By improving spinal alignment and reducing pressure on the nerves, this therapy helps to restore proper function to the affected area. It also helps to improve circulation, which aids in delivering essential nutrients and oxygen to the injured or irritated tissues, promoting healing and reducing pain.
With our personalized approach, our skilled Doctor of Chiropractic at Clearstone Chiropractic Center ensures that each session of spinal decompression therapy is tailored to the individual needs of our patients, providing targeted relief and supporting long-term recovery from sciatica.
I suffer with sciatica. What should I do next?
Sciatica Special Offer - Free Consultation (Regularly Valued at $120)
If you are suffering with sciatic pain, don't wait any longer! Call Clearstone Chiropractic Center at 501-333-6767 today to schedule your appointment.
We offer a No-Obligation, Free Consultation for new patients--so there's no risk to see what we can do for you. During the Free Consultation, you will have an opportunity to discuss your sciatic pain with Dr. Ryan Roth, D.C. and ask any questions you may have! All of your questions will be answered before you leave!