AscentPT_Is Your Pain Sciatica or Just Back 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. Sitting is not bad for you, it’s staying in any one static position, whether it’s sitting, standing, or lying down for long periods that aggravates the nerves, joints, and muscles. It is possible to prevent or relieve sciatica simply by improving your static postures and moving more. Physical Therapy Relieves Sciatica TheDoctorsofPhysicalTherapyatAscentPhysicalTherapyplayacrucial role in evaluating and treating sciatica, as well as other common back problems. Our therapists have years of training to evaluate your back problem and find the root cause of your sciatica. An individualized treatment plan is created to guide you through the recovery process and maximize your success. At Ascent Physical Therapy, our friendly and knowledgeable physical therapists spend time with you to understand your story. We train you on specific exercises that will relieve pain, activate sluggish muscles, and strengthen movements meaningful to you. In addition, our specialized hands-on therapy helps to gently loosen tight muscles and joints in your spine and legs. We want to quickly relieve your pain and restore your flexibility so you can feel like yourself again. Our cutting-edge treatments will be specifically designed for you to reach your healthcare goals.

Relieve Back Pain In Minutes Try this movement if you are experiencing back pain . BRACE MARCHING While lying on your back with your knees bent, slowly raise up one foot a few inches and then set it back down. Next, perform on your other leg. Use your stomach muscles to keep your spine from moving. Repeat 10 times. HelpsWith Back Pain Identifying the positions, movements, and activities that relieve and aggravate your pain will provide your physical therapist with useful information and give you a head start in warding off painful sciatica. Call 503.427.0118 today. Journal of neurosurgery: Spine Feb, 2005 Volume 2, Number 2. Aaron G. Filler, M.D., Ph.D., Jodean Haynes, B.A., Sheldon E. Jordan, M.D., Joshua Prager, M.D., J. Pablo Villablanca, M.D., Keyvan Farahani, Ph.D., Duncan Q. Mcbride, M.D., Jay S.Tsuruda, M.D., Brannon Morisoli, B.A., Ulrich Batzdorf, M.D., and J. Patrick Johnson, M.D.

Healthy Recipe: Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Sriracha Slaw

Ingredients •

1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil 3 tbsp. freshly chopped cilantro Juice of 3 limes, divided

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kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/4 head red cabbage, shredded

1/4 c. mayonnaise 1 tbsp. sriracha 4 medium tortillas

Directions 1. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, cilantro, and 1/3 of the lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. 2. Add shrimp to a baking dish and pour over mixture.Toss until completely coated and let marinate 20 minutes. 3. Meanwhile, make slaw: In a large bowl, toss cabbage with mayo, remaining lime juice and Sriracha. Season with salt. 4. Heat grill to high. Skewer shrimp and grill until charred, 3 minutes per side. 5. Grill tortillas until charred, 1 minute per side. 6. Serve shrimp in tortillas with slaw.

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