Treating the effects of sciatic symptoms will never deal with the cause. If we really want to get to the cause of sciatica, the most important question to ask is, “why”? In chiropractic, we specifically ask if there are spinal subluxations, which are interfering with your body’s ability to communicate with itself. The resulting dysfunction can cause irritation of the sciatic nerve directly in the hip area where it’s located, but often times this irritation is just compensation to a problem higher up in the spine. So the cause of your low back and leg condition could really be starting as a problem somewhere else, even as high as your upper neck! Get checked for subluxations and give your spine a leg up with sciatica.
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