Treating Sciatica: A Chiropractor’s Take

Under Pressure: Dealing with Sciatica from Compressed Nerves One of the most common afflictions that we encounter at the office is sciatica. Sciatica is a collection of symptoms, usually including acute pain that is linked to the stress of the lower spinal nerve roots. Most sciatica patients describe burning or shooting pain down the back of the upper leg, or a dull but persistent ache in the same place. The pain is usually a result of the lowest lumbar nerve (the “L5,” we call it) being (read more...)