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IS YOUR PAIN SCIATICA OR JUST BACK PAIN? DON’ T LET PAIN KEEP YOU DOWN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

INSIDE : • What Causes Sciatica?

• Patient Success Spotlights • Relieve Pain In Minutes

• Who Do You Know That Needs Our Help?

If you’ve experienced back pain, and even leg pain, you might have a deeper issue. Your minor aches and pinched nerves could be a warning sign that you are facing sciatica. You might be facing sciatica. While “sciatica” may sound serious, it’s entirely curable. Below, we’ll cover sciatica back pain.  What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is pain that radiates alongside the sciatic nerve. This nerve, which branches from your lower back — spanning across your hips, buttocks and

legs — can be injured or stressed in several ways. Mayo Clinic has pinpointed the most common cause of sciatica-related pain: inflammation along the spine, where compressed nerves are aggravated. While sciatica pain can be intense, it can be treated. A lot of sciatica cases, in fact, can be resolved without operation — and in a few weeks. Even if you’ve suffered severe sciatica spawned from leg weakness, bladder changes or nerve issues, there’s still hope.

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Relieve Pain In Minutes Try this movement if you are experiencing sciatica pain. SINGLE KNEE TO CHEST STRETCH Lie on your back and bring one knee to your chest, keeping the other foot flat on the floor. Keep your lower back pressed to the floor. Hold for at least 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat 2 to 4 times with each leg. Loosens Lower Back Have You Met Your Deductible Yet? Have you met your annual insurance deductible or out of pocket maximum? If you have, your therapy may be free or you may have just a small co-payment. How do you check to see if you have met these limits? You can call your insurance and ask them or you can call us and we will gladly check your benefits for you. Do More, Feel Better & Save Money This Holiday Season!

WHAT CAUSES SCIATICA? Educate yourself on your symptoms and what they mean.

Inmostcases,sciaticaoccurswhen oneoftheback’sdiscs isherniated. It canalsohappen if thespinenarrows — 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 reachesa certainpoint, itmaycompress these nerves — resulting in pain. What Are the Symptoms of Sciatica? Sciaticabackpain isnormallynoticed as a pain radiating from the lower back. Often, this pain extends to the buttock, spiraling down the leg. If you’re suffering from sciatica, you might feel the discomfort anywhere along this nerve pathway. The pain can even extend to the calf. The pain itself can be dull, aching or even sharp. In some cases, the compressed nerve may feel like it burns, causing considerablepain. In other cases, the compressed nerve maysimply issueasharp joltofpain.

Some people experiencing sciatica may even have leg numbness, tingling or weakness. If sciatica isn’t treated, it can hinder mobility altogether. How Physical Therapy Can Help with Sciatica If you’re experiencing sciatica, contact a physician immediately. Medical News Today asserts that over-the-counter painkillers may alleviate pain, but in-depth physical therapy is often needed. Physical therapy can reduce sciatica compressionbycarefully introducing exercises and relaxing treatments. These treatments, hand picked by medical professionals, can completely eliminate sciatica over time. If you’re experiencing back pain, don’t wait. Call one of our professionals today, and ask about physical therapy options. Your mobility is important, and your back can absolutely be healed.

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Patient Success Spotlights

“My neck pain went from a 10 to a 2!”

“I strongly recommend Hill ProMotion Physical Therapy!!! The staff is very professional. After 8 sessions or so, my neck pain went from a 10 to a 2. The atmosphere is very welcoming. Zak gave me some good exercise recommendations to do on my own to further strengthen my neck and shoulder muscles. Thanks for treating me well!!!” - L.F.

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“I was able to avoid surgery with Physical Therapist’s help.” “Actually enjoyed my time at Hill Promotion. Everyone is so positive and really know what they are doing. I was able to avoid surgery with my PT’s help. Everyone there is like family, they are so personable. I would highly recommend Hill Promotion if you need therapy.” - G.W.

SCHEDULE A LASER THERAPY CONSULTATION RELIEF FOR: Current and past patients: schedule your free laser therapy consultation today! Treatments Feel Good Depending on the laser, it can create little to no sensation or it can create a gentle, soothing warmth. Treatments Are Fast With LightForce lasers, treatments are quick, usually 5-12 minutes depending on the size, depth, and acuteness of the condition being treated. Back Pain Neck Pain Shoulder Pain Foot Pain Knee Pain Post Surgery

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