Enjoy The Holidays Without Sciatica Pain


Bad Habits Can Increase Your Pain Some seemingly harmless habits can also contribute to the irritation of the sciatic nerve. A frequent bad habit is crossing of the legs for extended periods, which puts pressure on the nerve. In addition, sitting for long periods is bad for your spine. It is possible for you to prevent or relieve sciatica simply by improving your posture. Physical Therapy Relieves Sciatica The specialists at Performance Therapy Institute play a crucial role in evaluating and treating sciatica, as well as other common back problems. Ourphysical therapistsaremedicalexpertswithyearsof training toevaluate your back problem, finding the root cause of your sciatica. An individualized treatment plan is created to guide you through the recovery process and maximize your success.

When coming to Performance Therapy Institute, our friendly and knowledgeable therapists spend time with you. We train you on specific andeasyexercises thatwill relieve thepain inyourbackand legs. Inaddition, our specialized hands-on therapy helps to gently loosen tight muscles and joints in your spine and legs. Your pain is quickly relieved and your flexibility restored, so you can feel like yourself again. Our cutting-edge treatments are doctor recommended and are specifically designed for you to reach your healthcare goals. Knowing all this should give you a headstart in warding off painful sciatica. After all, it may be as simple as learning to stand tall. Journal of neurosurgery: Spine Feb, 2005 Volume 2, Number 2. Aaron G. Filler, M.D., Ph.D., Jodean Haynes,B.A.,SheldonE.Jordan,M.D.,JoshuaPrager,M.D.,J.PabloVillablanca,M.D.,KeyvanFarahani, Ph.D.,DuncanQ.Mcbride,M.D.,JayS.Tsuruda,M.D.,BrannonMorisoli,B.A.,UlrichBatzdorf,M.D.,and J.PatrickJohnson,M.D.

The core belief at Performance Therapy Institute centers aroundproviding individualized,cuttingedge,andevidence based care, in a manner that optimizes your time spent in theclinic.Allourcliniciansare licensedPhysicalTherapists with multiple years of experience as well as advanced training and certifications in the care of spine issues, most notable throughMcKenzie InstituteandMaitland-Australian Physiotherapy. Ourexpertiseallowsus toprovideyouwith fastacting techniquesdesigned to rapidly reduceyourpain. When someone comes into our clinic with sciatica the HOW CAN PTI TREAT MY SCIATICA PAIN

Relieve Back Pain In Minutes Try this movement if you are experiencing back pain.

LUMBAR EXTENSION IN PRONE Lie on stomach, hands beside your shoulders. Push with your arms up on to your elbows. Hold for 30 seconds. Repeat 5 times. Good For Low Back

first thing we do is perform a mechanical evaluation to determine the cause of their nerve pain.We thenapplyacombinationofactiveexerciseandmanual techniques tocorrect the underlying problem while educating them in ways to care for themselves and prevent re- injury rather than apply a generic one size fits all exercise program and passive modalities. Our clinicians believe in Robin McKenzie’s philosophy that most patients can learn to treat themselves if taught correctly and self-treatment empowers patients while reducing their dependency on medical intervention. By applying the correct treatment your body has the potential to heal itself without medication or surgery. PTI wants to help you Feel Better, Move Better, and Perform Better.



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