AspenRehab: Sciatica & Back Pain




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If you’ve experienced back pain, and even leg pain, you might have a deeper issue. Your minor aches and pinched nerves could be symptomatic of sciatica. While “sciatica” may sound serious, it’s entirely curable. What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is pain that radiates alongside the sciatic nerve. This nerve, which branches from your lower back—spanningacrossyourhips,buttocks and legs — can be injured or stressed in several ways. The most common cause of sciatica- related pain is i n f l ammat i o n along the spine, where compressed nerves are aggravated.

can be resolved without operation — and within just a few weeks. Even if you’ve suffered severe sciatica spawned from leg weakness, bladder changes or nerve issues, there’s still hope. What Causes Sciatica? In most cases, sciatica occurs when one of the back’s discs are herniated. It can also happen if the spine narrows — an effect called spinal stenosis. As we age, our backs undergo a lot of stress. This stress takes a toll, causing inflammation in several areas. If this inflammation reaches a


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“While sciatica pain can be intense, it is treatable. “

certain point, it may compress

thesenerves—resulting inpain. CallAspen Rehab at 954-341-7875 to schedule your appointment today!

While sciatica pain can be intense, it is treatable. A lot of sciatica cases, in fact,

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